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Avonte Oquendo Family

Brother Of Teen With Autism Who Went Missing, Died To Become Legal Advocate

News 4 New York | Posted 08.22.2014 | Impact

Avonte Oquendo's older brother is set to begin law school this week, part of his mission to become a legal advocate to help children with autism in th...

A Series Of Errors Allowed Avonte Oquendo To Slip From School, Says Report

AP | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A report on an autistic teenager who disappeared from his New York City school and was later found dead lists errors that contribute...

Funeral For Avonte

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 01.26.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Strangers who helped try to find an autistic New York City teen who walked out of his school and disappeared joined his family and f...

Case Of Missing NYC Student Stirs Parental Fears

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 11.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Parents of New York City's special-education students saw their worst nightmares realized four weeks ago when 14-year-ol...

UPDATE: Police Say Boy In Photo Is NOT Missing Autistic Teen

AP | Posted 10.31.2013 | New York

UPDATE: Police said Thursday that a boy seen in a photo riding the subway is not Avonte Oquendo, the autistic New York City teen who's been missing fo...

WATCH: Desperate Search For Missing Autistic Teen

Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

The brother of Avonte Oquendo, the mute 14-year-old boy with autism who has been missing for over two weeks, spoke to HuffPost Live on Monday, urging ...

Autistic Teen Still Missing; Family Clinging To Hope

| Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

QUEENS -- The family of a 14-year-old boy with autism who has been missing since walking out of school Friday still clings to hope that he'll be f...