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posted: 10/7/2013 6:00 AM

Children with autism practice travel at NYC's JFK

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  • Families can help their kids with autism practice traveling in airports, which can be scary for kids with the disorder.

      Families can help their kids with autism practice traveling in airports, which can be scary for kids with the disorder.

 
By Colleen Long, Associated Press

Jetblue airways and the nonprofit autism speaks set up an air travel practice session recently for families who have children with the disorder. jetblue officials said it was the first such event at jfk. "we had no idea what to expect, we didn't know whether we'd have to turn around and go home," said zsuzsa price, mom of callum, 4, who has autism. "we're grateful to have the chance to try it out."

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