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  • Pittsburgh’s airport is latest to create a sensory-friendly space for travelers with autism

    When Jason Rudge's 2-year-old son Presley, who had recently been diagnosed with autism, had a rough time with a preschool readiness group, a teacher suggested the family try out a “sensory room” filled with bean bags, a disco ball, bubble machines and other soothing devices.
    Read Article At The Washington Post
  • Pittsburgh International Airport unveils sensory-friendly room for autism community

    On Wednesday, officials at Pittsburgh International Airport unveiled a sensory-friendly space to help those travelers transition and decompress before or after a flight.
    Read Article At The Times
  • Pittsburgh International Airport opens sensory-friendly space

    The space is designed for travelers with special needs to help them get better acclimated to flying.
    Read Article At Pittsburgh Business Times
  • Washington Township man behind new sensory-friendly space at Pittsburgh airport

    A sensory-friendly space for children and adults with autism and other special needs was unveiled Wednesday at Pittsburgh International Airport.
    Read Article At TribLIVE 
  • Pittsburgh International Airport Unveils Sensory-Friendly Suite

    Pittsburgh International Airport has unveiled a sensory-friendly suite in order to help make traveling a little less stressful for children and adults with autism and other special needs.
    Read Article At KDKA 
  • Sensory Space Opens At PIT For Travelers With Autism And Other Special Needs

    Travelers with autism and other special needs now have a space where they can decompress from the stress of flying at Pittsburgh International Airport. 
    Read Article At WESA
  • Pittsburgh International Airport To Debut Autism-Friendly Suite

    People on the spectrum will now have their own calming area at the airport.
    Read Article At Patch 
  • Pittsburgh airport unveils sensory-friendly suite to ease travel experience for those with special needs

    Jason Rudge’s family has a hard time traveling.
    Read Article At Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 
  • Airport's 'sensory room' aims to help people with autism

    The new room in Pittsburgh's airport could be a game-changer for some families.
    Read Article At TODAY 
  • Airports Open Up to Terminal Tourists Who Just Want to Hang Out

    Non-travelers can meet grandma at the gate and try out the concourse restaurants
    Read Article At Bloomberg