Join CafeMom Today! Autism Amber Alert: Missing with Autism (FOUND): Yannick Atangana
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.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Missing with Autism (FOUND): Yannick Atangana

NORTH HOLLYWOOD -- An autistic boy who disappeared early Friday in North Hollywood was found safe by nightfall, police said.

According to Los Angeles Police Department officials, 14 year old Yannick Atangana was found 15 hours after he was reported missing. The teen had been riding buses all day.

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