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Program to Help Those with Aspergers Tackle Driving Difficulities in Sydney - featured April 2, 2010

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[Source: ABC News Sydney Australia]

Sydney University has set up a specialised program to help people with Asperger's syndrome - a form of autism spectrum disorder that affects communication skills and coordination - learn how to drive safely.

Like most young men in their early twenties, Daniel Hammond is keen for the independence that comes with a driving licence.

"I'll be able to drive myself to my social activities, and it will help with getting a job and it'll just give me the confidence that I can drive somewhere without mum having to drive me there," he said.

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Tags: News of the Week Aspergers Syndrome Newsletter 2 April 2010