Join CafeMom Today! Autism Amber Alert: Rebecca Ann Fisher and Brian Ortiz
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.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Rebecca Ann Fisher and Brian Ortiz

This one is a little different. Two teenagers on the spectrum who appear to have run off together.

WELLINGTON, Fla.--The parents of two Wellington teens are searching for their children.

Rebecca Ann Fisher and Brian Ortiz were at Wellington High School Monday morning.

They were later spotted at the intersection of Big Blue Trace and South Shore Boulevard. Rebecca's mother shouted to them, but they ran off and spent the night away from home.

Detectives say there is proof the pair planned to run away together.

The parents are concerned because both are autistic and have issues that need to addressed.


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    [b]Father: Missing Teenagers Found In Hallandale Beach[/b]
    April 21, 2010

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The father of an autistic teenager missing since Monday said the boy has been found safe with his 15-year-old girlfriend.

    Brian Ortiz-Molina, 15, and Rebecca Collins-Fisher, who turned 15 Wednesday, were last seen near Southshore Boulevard and Big Blue Trace in Wellington about 7:45 a.m. Monday, authorities said. Both teens are autistic, according to family members.

    Juaquin Ortiz, father of Brian Ortiz-Molina said he got a call Wednesday morning that his son and Collins-Fisher were found safe in Hallandale Beach.

    Ortiz told WPBF 25 News that he was heading to the Hallandale Beach police department to see the teens.