Flying Can Be a Rough Ride for Autistic Children, Families

With heightened security regulations and frequent delays, airplane travel can be an unpleasant ordeal for anyone. For a child who becomes anxious in close quarters, may have trouble communicating and is sensitive to loud noises, it can be terrifying. Those are common characteristics of autism, a developmental disability that affects about one in every 150 American children and one in every 94 boys, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The condition has been...Full Story
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