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Orange County Sheriff’s Office creates new autism decal program

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A new program created by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office lets emergency responders know that there is a person with autism involved.

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This new initiative features a decal that residents in Orange County can use to let deputies know.

The decals will remind deputies to use their autism training, as the person in the home or car may not speak, respond to or comply with verbal commands. 

They may also have no awareness of danger.

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OSCO is giving these decals out for free.

Decals can be placed near the front door of your house or on the rear window of your car.

To learn more and register for the program, you can visit www.ocso.com/autism.

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