Autism ATRIUM

An educational initiative for individuals and families affected by autism.

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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Is Your Child Safe on the School Bus?

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured | 0 comments

Is Your Child Safe on the School Bus?

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Autism & Wandering: A Guide for First Responders

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured | 0 comments

Autism & Wandering: A Guide for First Responders

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