Ensuring a carefree flight for your child

Ensuring a carefree flight for your child

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Visual Guides for Travelling with children and individuals with autism

Air travel creates unique challenges for children and individuals with autism as well as their families and travel companions. We at Aer Lingus are committed to making each flight enjoyable for all our guests and have partnered with the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support to assist individuals with autism to better understand the […]

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Air Travel Guide for Children with Intellectual Disability

Air Travel Guide for Children with Intellectual Disability

We have traveled with Mitra to more than 8 countries – from Spain to Thailand and from Russia to India. There have been a lot of challenges during many of these trips when we had no idea how a trip with a challenging child would be different. There was a lot of stress, crying, screaming and exhaustion. We tried […]

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Canada just got its first autism-friendly hotel and it’s awesome

Having a quiet room while vacationing can have a deep meaning for people with autism, and Hotel Port Aux Basques is the first in the country to offer accommodations specifically designed for those with the condition. The idea was born “after meeting with some of the parents who described how difficult it was travelling with their children […]

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Airport Sensory Room for Passengers with Special Needs

Shannon Airport in Ireland has officially opened Europe’s first airport sensory room for passengers with special needs. The sensory room, located off the airport’s Departure Lounge, is intended to offer a “relaxing environment” for passengers ahead of flying and is aimed at children and adults with neurodevelopmental challenges, including autism. Airport operations director Niall Maloney urged other airports to […]

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Travel Preparation for Passengers with Special Needs

Travel can be upsetting under the most favorable circumstances, yet when you need to consider incapacity, getting from indicate A point B can turn into considerably more disappointing. Carriers know this and do their part to make air go as agreeable and consistent as they can for each traveler. Very informative article by Sky Inclusion.

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Air Travel for Children with Special Needs

Air Travel can be challenging for everyone. It can be difficult to cope with the constant waiting, the sheer volume of people in one place, the assault on your sense of smell and the lack of personal space. But if you have sensory processing difficulties then air travel is not just challenging it can seem […]

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