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According to a 2012 study, nearly half of all individuals with autism spectrum disorder attempt to wander away from safe, supervised places, with the potential for devastating consequences. The tragic case of autistic 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo is a prime example. Avonte wandered away from his New York City school and went missing in October 2013. Several months later, the young man’s remains were found at the waterfront near College Point in Queens. Because of incidents such as Avonte’s, a...