Legoland Florida Resort Officially Named Certified Autism Center

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WINTER HAVEN, Florida. – Legoland Florida Resort is officially designated as a Certified Center for Autism, making it the first theme park to receive this certification.

The designation now covers the theme park, water park, hotel, its Pirate Island hotel and its beach retreat. The Peppa Pig theme park, part of Legoland, opened in February as a certified center for autism.

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The station has partnered with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) to obtain the special accreditation.

“We are passionate about being the resort for families to create great vacation memories, and we are grateful to our partners at IBCCES for helping us to be more welcoming and inclusive to more families, including those with sensory needs,” Kelly Hornick, Head of Marketing & Communications, said in a statement.

According to Legoland, as a certified center for autism, the station will provide:

  • Trained, helpful and equipped frontline team members to best assist guests with autism or those with other sensory sensitivities and help them enjoy their stay at the resort

  • A sensory guide for each attraction that provides insight into how the attraction or ride can be affected by each of the five senses to make it easier for individuals and families to plan activities that match their needs and accommodations

  • Low sensory zones to allow guests with sensory sensitivities to pause and relax in a less stimulating environment

  • An updated accessibility guide, which will be available on its website and in its customer relations areas.

For more information about the station or to buy tickets, click here.

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