These are Missing Children Resources.
Please also see: Parental Abduction Resources
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Half of autistic children run away: Protecting the vulnerable in NYC
According to a report by the American Academy of Pediatrics "49 percent of all autistic children will run away at least once before they turn 17.
26 percent of the autistic children who run away are missing long enough to cause concern.
24 percent of those missing are in danger of drowning.
65 percent of those missing are in danger of traffic injury."
The Epoch Times, May 25, 2014.
A Tale of Two Kidnappings
CBS News, June 20, 2002
Kidnapped Baby Learns True Identity at Age 22
The Associated Press, March 9, 2001
Man Who Held Girl Captive for Decade Given 14 Years
Mainichi Daily News, January 22, 2002
Why Are They Still Missing?
Series of articles by The Hartford Courant, April 15, 2001
Kidnaping of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRS
Comprehensive study from the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention's Juvenile Justice Bulletin, June 2000. [PDF]
Second Comprehensive Study of Missing Children
Report from The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Juvenile Justice Bulletin, April 2000
When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide
Information from The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Jan 19, 1996
Homeless and Runaway Youth Health and Health Needs: A Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
Journal of Adolescent Health: 1992;13:717-726
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Child Find (CANADA)
212 2211 McPhillips Street
International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
Charles B. Wang International Children's Building
699 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3175
Phone: (703) 274-3900
Working to provide a coordinated, international response to the problem of missing and exploited children and creation of a global missing children website network.
Interpol Missing Children Search
200, quai Charles de Gaulle
Interpol maintains a database of missing and abducted children on behalf of the 181 member countries.
Missing Children Society of Canada
Suite 219, 3501 - 23 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 6V8
Phone: (403) 291-0705
National Runaway Switchboard
24–hour crisis line, referrals to shelters, food, counseling, travel assistance.
Youth Crisis Hotline
Services for runaway and homeless youth, crisis counseling, referrals to food, shelter, and travel assistance.
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