Wings for All is designed to alleviate some of the stress that families who have a child with a disability experience when traveling by air. The program provides families with the opportunity to practice entering the airport, obtain boarding passes, go through security and board a plane. Wings for All also gives airport, airline, Transportation Security Administration professionals and other personnel the opportunity to observe, interact and deliver their services in a structured, learning environment.
Coming to Dulles International Airport on March 25, 2017
TravelMate is an “app” or a curriculum that can be used to provide the supports necessary for an individual with ID/DD to learn to ride the bus, train, metro, plane or Uber/cab. It takes the individual (and trainer) step by step through each trip as a virtual assistant providing the supports necessary to each unique individual. It is a completely customizable software platform in a user friendly format that allows users to target communication, behavior and life skills, while promoting the independence of individuals with disabilities.