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Proposed Avonte’s Law will fund tracking devices for autistic children
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Proposed Avonte’s Law will fund tracking devices for autistic children

Jan 26, Sen. Charles Schumer, New York - was accompanied by Avonte Oquendo's mother and grandmother to announce the proposed Avonte’s Law. The proposed law would fund voluntary tracking devices for autistic children. It also hopes to expand support serv...
Parents online petition ‘Reprimand all Riverview School employees responsible for the negligence of Avonte Oquendo’
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Parents online petition ‘Reprimand all Riverview School employees responsible for the negligence of Avonte Oquendo’

Autism Daily Newscast reported on the story of Avonte Oquendo back in October 2013 when he went missing from Riverview School in New York. We were saddened to have to report on Jan 22 that body parts found were those of Avonte. A change.org petition has...
Autism and Wandering: How Applied Behaviour Analysis can Help Keep Kids Safe
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Autism and Wandering: How Applied Behaviour Analysis can Help Keep Kids Safe

In October 2013, a 14-year-old boy by the name of Avonte Oquendo wandered away from his class and out of his school. The security cameras outside of his school captured him darting across the street until he was no longer visible. This is the last footage ever...