Dollywood adds autism calming room

Posted Sunday, July 3, 2016 11:13 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Families of children with autism now have a place to go at Dollywood for a quiet, relaxing environment if they experience sensory overload. It is called a calming room, and it is the first of its kind at any theme park in the world. All the sights and sounds of a theme park can be a little too overwhelming for children with autism, so having a quiet place to go can help them and their family.

Read more and see video from WATE/Knoxville.

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