SFO Introduces Mobile App to Help Travelers with Autism


“The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today introduced a new initiative to support travelers with cognitive special needs such as autism. Partnering with Canadian company Magnusmode, the Airport unveiled MagnusCards, a mobile app which leverages technology to empower and aid people as they engage in a variety of everyday activities. The MagnusCards app offers digital ‘Card Decks’, customized for SFO, which provide step-by-step instructions that take users through the activities associated with air travel, such as check-in, security screening and aircraft boarding. This allows travelers with cognitive special needs to become familiar with the various steps in advance, in the hope of making the air travel experience easier and more enjoyable.”

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