NYPD officers slammed The Bronx boy's head on the sidewalk and punched him, a suit claims.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña said the city will open 41 new classes for students with autism.
The annual Reelabilities Film Festival begins this Thursday at the Central Queens Y.
Brian Gerwitz, 20, was last seen at his home in Marine Park.
Vanessa Fontaine will join Sen. Charles Schumer at the speech in support of Avonte's Law.
Dyasha Smith, 21, choked to death on a muffin in her Cobble Hill school.
The GRACE Foundation will hold classes and programs at the new space in the Sea View Center.
Prosecutor Matthew Bogdanos described Gigi Jordan as a heartless killer during opening statements.
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders will have an open house Sept. 21 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Tectonic Theater Project's new play aims to relay the autistic experience.
State legislators pressured the city to make it easier for parents to get private school education.
The family's lawyer says Avonte made a similar attempt to run a day prior to his disappearance.
In a post for Autism Speaks, Danny Oquendo thanked the city for helping search for his brother.
The bill would add an alarm system to public school exits across the city.
The Reelabilities fest features 23 films showing at venues across the city through March 11.
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