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Thousands Of Landmarks To Go Blue For Annual World Autism Awareness DayA recent study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found 1 in every 45 children in New Jersey has autism spectrum disorder, the highest rate in the nation.
Avonte Oquendo's Brother Thanks New Yorkers For Support, Efforts In SearchThe brother of Avonte Oquendo thanked the people of New York City Friday for their tireless efforts to find the autistic teen, whose body was found in the water in Queens in January.
Intense Search Presses On For Missing Autistic TeenAn intense search continued Saturday for Avonte Oquendo, the missing autistic boy from Queens who vanished from his school more than a week earlier.
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$70K Reward For Safe Return Of Missing Autistic Boy From QueensA 24-hour command center has been set near the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City where Avonte Oquendo was last seen. The teen was spotted on surveillance video leaving the school on Oct. 4.
Police, Family Intensify Search For Missing Autistic Boy From QueensAvonte Oquendo, 14, has been missing since Friday. He was last seen on school surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City.
Stories From Main Street: Yonkers Mom Tries To Help Others After Son's Autism RecoveryAn unusual and wonderful development for one Yonkers mother has led to her to try and seek out other mothers who need the help she didn't have.
Empire State Building Among Global Landmarks Going Blue For Autism AwarenessThe Centers for Disease Control estimates one in 88 people are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Stories From Main Street: Greenburgh Honors Teen Who Made Life Easier For Those With AutismFor families coping with autism, life is a little bit easier because of 17-year-old Nick Lombardi from Ardsley, and it all stems from his own experiences with his younger brother.
Studies Show Air Pollution May Be Even More Dangerous Than ThoughtAir pollution has now been linked to everything from heart attacks to cancer and strokes, but now, research is pointing to more widespread health effects – and people may be at risk even when pollution levels are deemed safe.
Empire State Building, JFK Tower Honoring World Autism Awareness DayNew CDC figures place 1 in 88 kids on the autism spectrum. It aflicts 1 in every 54 boys.
Buildings Light Up Blue For Autism AwarenessThe Empire State Building will be bathed in blue tonight along with a thousand other buildings around the world to participate in the Autism Speaks' Light It Up Blue campaign.