Autism Spectrum Disorder riders underserved by Transit: U of C Study

Imagine for a minute you have enough independence to keep a steady job, but can’t take public transit or drive and relying on family members to ferry to to work – this is the reality of many Calgarians with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The University of Calgary School of Public Policy published a report this month on the transportation challenges faced by individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder suggesting there’s a gap in transportation research, policy and programming for individuals with the neurological disordeThe study took three different autistic subjects, high functioning, medium level ability and someone with low abilities, and did a case study based on what they .

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