Excerpt from an article written by the Lansing State Journal in Michigan on June 24th, 2020.

Michigan residents with autism or hearing loss can get a special designation on licenses or identification cards advocates say will help keep them safe during encounters with police.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a package of bills Tuesday creating a “communication impediment” designation to go on vehicle registrations, drivers licenses and state identification cards. The law goes into effect next year. 

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