Acceptance and Awareness, Autism News

Airports Work To Help Those With Autism, Other Hidden Needs

MORRISVILLE, N.C. — Getting to the airport, through security to the gate and on the plane can be stressful for anyone. But it can be especially challenging for people with dementia, autism or other disabilities that may not be apparent to those around them.

Acceptance and Awareness, Dignity & Respect, Equality, Reflections

Reflections: Awareness of The World

Recently, I have realized that there are things I am slowly becoming more aware of that affect my senses. Knowing this, I have to use the proper defenses to best protect myself from reacting in a negative manner that can cause unwanted attention or behavior and produce  consequences that I will deeply regret. 

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Universal Studios Becomes More Sensory Friendly

by Shaun Heasley, via Disability Scoop | March 18, 2022 The entrance to Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla. (James Vallee/Dreamstime/TNS) The Florida theme park scene is getting a new accommodation for people with disabilities. Universal Studios Florida said this week that it has opened a quiet room. The space is intended to “further assist our guests… Continue reading Universal Studios Becomes More Sensory Friendly