Traffic signs aim to keep children with autism safe

08/17/2011 | YNN Buffalo (N.Y.)

New signs warning drivers that children with autism live nearby are being installed in Amherst, N.Y., the first in western New York. "Children with autism have a decreased awareness of their surroundings and their environment. And, they have a decreased safety awareness. They don't always recognize the danger in the situation," speech-language pathologist Megan Cooper said.

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