Over 1000 schools in NY to be equipped with door alarms under “Avonte’s Law “

New York, NY – A new bill that will require over 1000 public schools throughout New York State to install door alarm systems in order to protect special needs students has been passed. The legislation, named Avonte’s Law, was initially introduced by both city council member Robert Cornegy Jr. and Dany Dromm, a chair of the […]

Protection of those on the Autism Spectrum paramount

Issues surrounding safety, bullying, abuse and wandering have always been a priority topic here at Autism Daily Newscast. Over the past year we have been saddened to have to report on so many children who wander. While many have been found, there are tragedies like the story of Avonte Oquendo. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York […]

Proposed Avonte’s Law will fund tracking devices for autistic children

Jan 26, Sen. Charles Schumer, New York – was accompanied by Avonte Oquendo’s mother and grandmother to announce the proposed Avonte’s Law. The proposed law would fund voluntary tracking devices for autistic children. It also hopes to expand support services for families who have autistic children. Sen. Schumer is reported on the CBS New York […]