Join CafeMom Today! Autism Amber Alert: Missing With Autism: Kevin Kwok, 17 (Scarborough, Ontario, Canada)
AMBER Alerts are distributed via commercial radio stations, satellite radio, television stations, and cable TV by the Emergency Alert System and NOAA Weather Radio for child abductions only! Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder are NOT included in the criteria for issuing an Amber Alert. This really needs to change.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Missing With Autism: Kevin Kwok, 17 (Scarborough, Ontario, Canada)

Police are searching for an autistic teen reported missing from his home in Scarborough since 9 p.m. ET Saturday.

Kevin Kwok, 17, told his mother he was going to the gym in the basement of their highrise apartment building at 138 Bonis Ave., in the Sheppard Avenue E. and Birchmount Road area.

He hasn't been seen since and police were still searching for him as of 4:45 p.m. ET on Sunday.

Kevin's mother, Ivy Ang, said her son has never wandered from home before. She said he likes Facebook and tries to meet friends on the social networking website.

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