Saint Louis Aquarium To Be Sensory Inclusive

Saint Louis Aquarium To Be Sensory Inclusive

ST. LOUIS, MO — When completed, the new St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station will be the first aquarium in the world built with sensory inclusive considerations, its builders say. The aquarium's staff will be trained by medical professionals on how to recognize guests with sensory needs and how to appropriately handle a sensory overload situation, officials said. Before it opens in 2019, the aquarium will receive a sensory certification from KultureCity, an advocacy group for people with autism. "To meet our goal of making the new aquarium a great destination for everyone, we've taken several elements into consideration," said...

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