How Shannon airport are taking the nightmare out of travel for special needs children

Airports can be a proverbial nightmare for children with special needs, particularly those with autism. 

How Shannon airport are taking the nightmare out of travel for special needs children

The loud noises can, in some cases, result in serious issues for children with autism who are sensitive to sound.

Ul Journalism student Dan Danaher travelled to a new sensory room for children with special needs at Shannon Airport to see how they have tackled the issue.

* This story and video were developed as part of an ongoing collaboration between the Irish Examiner and the Univeristy of Limerick.

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