Sen. Charles Schumer’s proposed “Avonte’s Law” will become reality thanks to funding from the federal government. Schumer on Sunday called for legislation to provide GPS tracking devices for autistic children and others with a tendency to bolt from parents or caregivers.
New video has been released showing Avonte Oquendo, right before he disappeared from his school in Long Island City, Queens in October.
Sen. Charles Schumer says new legislation proposed in the name of Avonte Oquendo would fund voluntary tracking devices for children who have autism.
While the family of missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo was still awaiting DNA results from human remains discovered last week, a family attorney confirmed Monday that new remains have been found.
An expert on Friday told a commission looking into the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre in Connecticut that there is no data linking autism with increased violent criminal behavior.
He’s been missing 77 days, or 1,800 hours, or more than 100,000 minutes. But no matter how it’s counted, to Avonte Oquendo’s mother the countless moments seem like eternity since she last saw her son.
The mother of an autistic girl wants answers about how her child came home from school topless, scratched up and allegedly traumatized after getting off her school bus.
A woman returned Echo, a 5-year-old Labrador Retriever, to the Fontana family on Friday.
Echo, a 5-year-old Labrador Retriever, left his family’s Rye home on Dearborn Avenue through an open door last Wednesday night and hasn’t been seen since.
Using eye-tracking technology similar to that used to train doctors in laparoscopic surgery, Emory University researchers have been able to watch and quantify a baby’s gaze between 2 and 6 months old.
A prayer vigil was held Sunday asking for the safe return of Avonte Oquendo, the 14-year-old autistic boy who has been missing for more than three weeks.
The family of Avonte Oquendo have issued a desperate plea to the public to keep looking for the autistic teen, more than three weeks after he vanished.
Family members and other concerned people gathered Sunday for another extensive search for Avonte Oquendo, the autistic teenage boy who has been missing since he walked out of his school in Queens more than two weeks ago.
The family of Avonte Oquendo, the autistic teen who has been missing for more than two weeks, appealed to the public to help find the boy at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Saturday.
An intense search continued Saturday for Avonte Oquendo, the missing autistic boy from Queens who vanished from his school more than a week earlier.