May 18th Airport Rehearsal Event: Wings for All

AHRC New York will be sponsoring an additional Wings event at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) on Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 10:00 am.  In partnership with United Airlines, TSA, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Wings for All is an airport rehearsal program for individuals with autism and other intellectual/developmental disabilities.

The program is intended to reduce some of the stress that families who have a child with a disability experience when traveling by air. The program provides families with the opportunity to practice entering the airport, obtaining boarding passes, going through security, and boarding a plane. Wings for All® provides airport, airline, TSA professionals and other personnel the opportunity to interact with the families and deliver their services in a structured environment.  If you are interested or would like more information, please contact john.goodson@ahrcnyc.org or 212-895-3386.