‘Child with Autism’ signs being installed throughout City of Buffalo

'Child with Autism' signs being installed throughout City of Buffalo

The signs are intended to warn drivers to be alert for children with autism who live in the area and may have difficulty recognizing the danger of oncoming traffic. BUFFALO, N.Y. — The City of Buffalo has started the process of installing “Child with Autism” signs along roadways and in several neighborhoods in the Queen City. The “Child with Autism” signs are being installed to warn drivers to be alert for children with autism who live in the area and may have difficulty recognizing the danger of oncoming traffic. “From my earliest days in office, I have made traffic safety in neighborhoods citywide a priority,” Brown said. “As we continue to build an autism-friendly community, where no one is left out and no one is left behind, these new signs will give parents and guardians some peace of mind, knowing that drivers will be made aware of special children and take extra precautions when they are in an area used by people with autism.” According to Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown’s office, the signs are similar to “Blind Child” or “Deaf Child” signs, which alert drivers to someone in the area who has a disability and may not be aware […]

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