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Written By Jessica Swarner. Alicia Navarro , a high-functioning autistic teenager, went missing from her Glendale home Sept. Nunez told The Vanished podcast that Alicia experienced developmental delays and social difficulties growing up, leading to an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis when she was Nunez said Alicia is a standout student and loves to play video games and chat with her friends online. But one time, Nunez saw a stranger Alicia had met online asking her daughter for personal information.
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Her teenage daughter, Alicia Navarro, disappeared from their home in Glendale, Arizona on September 15, I just need her back home. Jessica said she is especially worried because her daughter is on the autism spectrum and is known to be shy or anxious in some social situations.
She told me she was coming back. She thinks her daughter, who is dependent on her mother for care due to autism and other disorders, was lured by someone who gained her trust. Car clubs and others around the community are helping the family raise money to put Navarro's information on billboards in the Valley.