Apr 4, 2018

Sesame street theme park receives world's first autism certification

A theme park in Philadelphia has become the first in the world to receive an autism accreditation. Sesame Place, which is based on the popular chidren's TV show Sesame Street, was granted the award after its staff completed training on autism sensitivity and awareness. Last year, Sesame Street introduced its first character with autism. While Sesame Place is the first to receive the autism certification, other parks have moved to adapt their facilities to accommodate guests with autism. Sesame Place was given the award by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards, a body that provides international autism certification to the health and education sectors.

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