Posts by Lori

Wandering Incidents During Holidays Significantly Increase Risk of Harm

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured | 0 comments

With two recent deaths on Christmas and Christmas Eve, the National Autism Association is warning caregivers about the increased risks of autism-related wandering during the holidays.  On Christmas Eve, a 15-year-old boy with autism died from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle. The next day, the body of 7-year-old boy with autism was found floating in a nearby pool. Each year, hundreds of children and adults with autism go missing, but holiday-related wandering cases are especially dangerous. According to a study from the National Autism Association (NAA), incidents that...

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National Organization Helps Schools Prevent Autism-related Wandering

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

A five-year-old student’s recent disappearance from a Harlem school adds to the ongoing conversation of safety in the classroom for students with autism who are prone to wandering away.

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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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