Join CafeMom Today! Autism Amber Alert: Missing with Autism: Kristina Vlassenko (Arvada, CO)
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, May 31, 2011

Missing with Autism: Kristina Vlassenko (Arvada, CO)

Autistic Girl Reported Missing in Arvada - Denver News Story - KMGH Denver

The search continues Tuesday for a missing 10-year-old autistic girl from Arvada.Kristina Vlassenko was last seen in the area of 58th Avenue and Miller Street just after 3:30 p.m. Monday.Police said Kristina has limited speaking ability and is from Russia.

Members of the Arvada Police Department canvassed the area Monday night in an effort to determine where Kristina may have gone, but there were no signs of the girl, said Arvada police spokeswoman Susan Medina.Several members of the volunteer Arvada Search Team were called to look for Kristina but have been unsuccessful in locating her.Kristina is equipped with a LifeTrak tracking system; however, the device has not yielded any results thus far, police said. The device is not GPS-based but tracks via low frequency radio signals, Medina said.


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