Sesame Place Is the Worlds First Autism-Certified Theme Park
Exciting news for all fans of Elmo, Big Bird and the gang: Sesame Place is officially autism-certified.
Working with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards, the Sesame Street–themed amusement park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, is actually the first theme park ever to bear the “Certified Autism Center” qualification.
What exactly does that mean? For starters, at least 80 percent of the park staff will receive specialized training (in areas such as communication, motor skills and sensory and emotional awareness) in order to meet the needs of all children, especially those with special needs…
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