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At SeaWorld’s Water Park, An Autism-Friendly Approach Takes Root

18th March, 2019

[Source”  Disability Scoop]

Past the colorful playground where children splash at Aquatica Orlando, a new quiet room tries to mute the laughter and the music from the loudspeaker when everything becomes too overwhelming.

A few feet away, one of several expanded map signs breaks down the rides, rating them by the five senses, to give parents a warning if a ride may not be the right fit for their child.

These recent changes at the water park are meant to send a welcoming message to people with autism. The revamped quiet space, more detailed signs and new employee training have helped Aquatica become the first water park with a certified autism center.

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