Autism means we have to change the world to protect our children and keep them alive. NO MORE DYING CHILDREN!
In the last week, we have lost three beautiful children to autism and wandering. Two-year-old Drew Howell wandered from his families cottage and drowned in a nearby river. He was found immediately, but it was too late to save him. Eight-year-old Owen Black wandered from his mother’s holiday condo and was found two days later, drowned in a nearby body of water. Nine-year-old Mikaela Lynch wandered from her families vacation home and drowned in a nearby creek. Unfortunately these children are not the first to lose their lives in this manner, nor will they be the last.
I became acquainted with the horrors of autism and wandering nearly three years ago when my five-year -old autistic son, Mason Allen Medlam, wandered from our home, drowned in a neighbor’s pond and died two days later.
When Mason was born, we just didn’t know how he would change our lives. He was…
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