Calming room for kids with autism at US theme park
July 3, 2016
Children with autism who visit Dolly Parton's Dollywood, a theme park in Tennessee, US, can look forward to a special calming room tbat has been created.
The park has a ride accessibility center that can make kids with autism spectrum disorders feel agitated and over stimulated. Parents can use the calming room to make them feel more comfortable.
The room has low-sensory toys like gently glowing lights and a cozy teepee tent and was designed specifically for the comfort of autistic children.
The room has received very positive feedback from parents who bring their kids to the park.