DOE hires car service for 6-year-old autistic boy

Ahmed Back missed nearly three weeks of school because he is unable to take subways or buses.

Ahmed Back missed nearly three weeks of school because he is unable to take subways or buses. (2/5/13)

BROOKLYN - A 6-year-old autistic boy from Brooklyn is finally back in the classroom today after being stranded for close to three weeks by the city school bus strike.

The Department of Education (DOE) sent a car service this morning to pick up Ahmed who is unable to take public transportation because of his condition.

Ahmed's nanny tells News 12 that he was very excited to be back in school for the first time in nearly a month.

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