Nantional Autism Association has a comprehensive plan and program to protect our loved ones with autism from wandering. Happy to see lawmakers aware of the very real dangers of this diagnosis.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer says new legislation proposed in the name of Avonte Oquendo, the 14-year-old New York City boy who disappeared from his school and was found dead three months later, would fund voluntary tracking devices for children who have autism.
Schumer (D-N.Y.), accompanied by Avonte’s mother and grandmother, Sunday to announce “Avonte’s Law.” The legislation would create a program that provides tracking devices and expands support services for families with autistic children. Read the full story at CBS New York.