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A Driver with Autism Gets Pulled Over by Police...

Posted by Brandon Dufour on Feb 17, 2021 4:09:25 PM

Worry about police interactions are among the top concerns we hear from new drivers with ASD and their parents. Police interactions can be nerve racking for any driver, but may be particularly challenging for those with ASD who are adversely impacted by sensory issues and/or anxiety (think bright lights, sirens, making eye contact and interacting with an officer.) Sensory overload of this magnitude could lead to a meltdown.

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Topics: Police, autism, ASD, pulled over, blue envelope

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