Jul 262014
 
 July 26, 2014  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Stephen Rex Brown reports:

Sen. Chuck Schumer said Friday he has introduced legislation to provide law enforcement around the country with tracking devices that parents can voluntarily place on their autistic child.

The device could be a bracelet or sewn into pants and hopefully prevent a replay of last year’s Avonte Oquendo tragedy, in which a 14-year-old autistic boy died after wandering out of school.

Read more on NY Daily News.

And although it may surprise some readers, I think this type of tracking is not only okay, but helpful – as long as it continues to be voluntary on the parents’ part.

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