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49% of parents reported that their child with ASD had attempted to wander or run away at least once after age 4. Over half of these wandering children (53%) went missing long enough to cause worry. In addition, 65% of these incidents involved a close call with traffic. Nearly a quarter (24%) involved a close call with drowning.
It's important to inform others of your child's tendency to wander, so they can always keep a watchful eye out.