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Researchers at UVA Help Teach Teens with Autism to Drive

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Researchers at the University of Virginia are looking for autistic teens and young adults to join their Learn to Drive program.

Participants use a video simulator to help them feel comfortable with the chaos of the road. It's almost like a big arcade game. But for some teenagers and young adults with autism, this simulator is actually their key to being able to do the thing many of us do every day: drive a car.

To learn more about this program, watch the video above.

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