PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Students at Petal Primary School are learning more about autism and how to respect and help fellow students who are autistic.
Wednesday, second graders watched a video and participated in an interactive display as part of autism awareness week at the school.
Students in Petal High School's Teacher Academy set up the display and assisted the elementary school students with the hands-on activities.
Petal city officials also attended.
Next week, mayor Hal Marx will issue a proclamation recognizing April as Autism Awareness Month.