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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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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