Posts Tagged ‘wandering’

Autistic Child Area Signs

Is the “Autistic Child Area” Sign Helpful or Not? When I first saw that the City of Green Bay in Wisconsin began utilizing traffic warning signs to alert drivers that a child with autism was in the area, I thought it was a good thing. Then I started thinking about it some more and wondering [...]

Max Braverman Goes Missing on Parenthood

I finally got around to watching this week’s episode of Parenthood (thank you DVR) featuring Max Braverman and his family and their struggle when he goes missing. Now, this was my first time even watching Parenthood but I was able to get a fairly decent grasp of the plot line; with one exception that required [...]

Wandering Addressed in This Week’s Episode of Parenthood – “Missing”

The NBC tv show Parenthood, now in its third season, addresses the all too familiar topic of wandering and missing children diagnosed with an ASD. Max Braverman, played by Max Burkholder (woah, confusing), has Asperger’s in the show but the actor does not. Max the actor meets with a specialist every few episodes to make sure [...]

A Real Miracle, Robbie Wood Jr Found Safe After Disappearing 6 Days Ago

In what is one of the most amazing and uplifting stories I’ve ever heard, Robbie Wood Jr has been found safe after wandering from his father last Sunday on a hike. He was found in a quarry, less than a mile from where he was last seen. He seemed to be in good condition and was [...]

Introducing the Autism Safety Initiative

The National Autism Association has created a new website for their Autism Safety Initiative which provides resources to address Bullying, Wandering, Restraint and Seclusion, and Suicide Prevention in the Autism Community. Wandering In the last month, there have been numerous incidents of children, teenagers and adults with autism wandering from their homes. On Autism Central [...]

Missing Autistic Girl in Virginia, 5 Years Old

It seems wandering is a growing concern for children with Autism. Last month we reported on Nathan Carman, the missing 17 year old boy from Connecticut and unfortunately today we are writing a similar story about a missing 5 year old autistic girl in Hampton, VA. They have not released her name but we are [...]