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Virgin is developing 'autism-friendly' package holidays
 

Virgin is developing 'autism-friendly' package holidays

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Virgin is working with parents and campaigners to develop “autism-friendly” holiday packages, The Independent can reveal. Jo-Ann D’Costa-Manuel, founder and director of charity Autism Parent Empower, said she was in talks with Virgin Holidays about a number of new initiatives to make holidays easier for families with autistic children.
 
www.independent.co.uk
 
21 Feb 2017 - General
 
This article described a story when the parents brought their son with autism to plane. Difficulties including the son screaming, kicking, hitting and doing everything he could to get off the plane.

https://themighty.com/2016/05/autism-and-flying-my-sons-meltdown-on-an-airplane/

Apart from the airline companies developing 'autism-friendly' packages, I'm sure passengers also need to be more educated regarding the symptoms of autism and be more accepting and supporti...
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