Autism And The Decision To Drive with Jerry Newport (DVD)

This short film was written by Dennis Debbaudt and Jerry Newport, an adult with Asperger syndrome who has been driving for 45 years.  He and his wife, Mary, have written many books, including Mozart and the Whale:  An Aspergers Love Story.  This film will discuss many of the important factors that should be considered when a person with an autism spectrum disorder is considering whether or not to drive, including:  focus, judgment, flexibility, patience, planning, interactions with police, etc.

This is also available on YouTube –

© 2012 Dennis Debbaudt & Jerry Newport
Audience: Adolescents/Teens, Parent, Professional