Quiet hour in NI play park for children with autism proves successful

An NI council has successfully tried out a ‘quiet hour’ in one of its most popular play areas for the benefit of children who feel overwhelmed by too much noise.

Saturday, 22nd May 2021, 2:00 pm
Matthew Armstrong, who sits on Mid and East Antrim Council’s Autism Steering Group, with wife Nicola, and children Ollie, Macie and Caleb (centre)

An NI council has successfully tried out a ‘quiet hour’ in one of its most popular play areas for the benefit of children who feel overwhelmed by too much noise.

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