Wandering and Elopement in Children with Autism and NCMEC Resources

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Wed, Jan 8th, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Wed, Jan 8th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT
Wed, Jan 8th, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MT
Wed, Jan 8th, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PT

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This webinar will discuss wandering and elopement in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as well as their increased risk of harm and exploitation while missing. In that context, the webinar will describe the various resources offered by NCMEC to help locate and recover missing children with ASD.

This webinar is designed to familiarize the audience with:

  • The characteristics and risks of wandering and elopement
  • Increased risk of harm and victimization of children with ASD, including exploitation and abuse
  • NCMEC’s response to and resources for missing children with ASD


This is the third of a 4 part series, including:

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