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Autism Awareness: Tips for Parents, Guardians, and Community Members (National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)


Finding and safely recovering a missing child with autism presents unique and difficult challenges for families, law enforcement, first responders and search teams. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has special search protocols and checklists to help first responders.


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