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Sheletta and Shawn Brundidge, alongside their four children, were the first fans to use the sensory room at the Minnesota Vikings' U.S. Bank Stadium. Opened during the August pre-season, the space comes with trained therapists and provides fans, including those with autism, a break from the excitement of the game. Tami Hedrick/Minnesota Vikings hide caption

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A large new "sensory space" at Pittsburgh International Airport is divided into separate rooms; families can tailor sound and light levels to each traveler, whatever their age. Courtesy of Pittsburgh International Airport hide caption

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Kids And Adults With Autism Flying Easier In Pittsburgh, With Airport's Help

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