Teen With Autism Told Not to Use iPad During Plane Takeoff

A teenager with autism, flying on American Airlines, was nearly forced to turn off the iPad she uses to communicate. Carly Fleischmann, who has been profiled on ABC News, was flying from Los Angeles to her home in Toronto on Aug. 10 when she was approached by a flight attendant who told her she needed to turn off her iPad during takeoff. The trouble is, if Fleischmann can't use her iPad, she can't communicate. Because of autism, she cannot speak. Howard Dalal, Fleischmann's aide and lead...Full Story
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