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National Safety Month Is A Great Time To Talk About Wandering

Our children are excited as they approach their final countdown to summer vacation. We as parents have probably been planning our children’s vacation schedule since the beginning of April.  I know I always did.  Summer is a time when we … Continue reading

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The Search for Avonte

The disappearance of young Avonte Oquendo in New York City (NYC) reminds me again of this critical issue for many, many parents of children with autism and developmental disabilities. I recall Ryan’s most serious incident when he wandered off as … Continue reading

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Planning & Prevention Tips for Children with ASD

As discussed in Tuesday’s blog, 50% of children with autism spectrum disorder wander. Today, I encourage you as parents and caregivers to be prepared and establish a plan should this occur with your child. As a parent, you can never … Continue reading

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