Posts by Lori

Recognizing Autism: Arizona Case Illustrates Need for Training

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured | 0 comments

A bodycam video was released by Buckeye Police Department that showed an encounter between one of its officers and a 14-year-old boy with autism.

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Autism & Wandering: A Heartbreaking Start to July

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Autism & Wandering: A Heartbreaking Start to July

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There’s So Much More Work to Be Done

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

There's so much more work to be done.

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This Bill Will Help Save Lives In the Autism Community

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

You’ve seen the headlines. A child with autism goes missing. The story ends in heartbreaking tragedy. Usually the culprit is water.   Accidental drownings account for approximately 90% of wandering-related deaths in the autism community. Do first responders know to search water first? Most still do not. Yet, this one tip alone could save so many lives. Training is critical. Safeguards are essential. H.R. 4919 would help provide both.   H.R. 4919, Kevin and Avonte’s Law, would help provide much-needed police training and resources to not only prevent and respond to ASD...

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National Autism Association Applauds Passage of Bill to Combat Wandering Deaths

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

National Autism Association Applauds Bill to Combat Wandering Deaths

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