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TSA Cares: Screening Travelers on the Autism Spectrum

TSA Cares: Screening Travelers on the Autism Spectrum

TSA Cares: Screening Travelers on the Autism Spectrum

Are you or someone you know on the Autism Spectrum and preparing for a flight? Watch and learn what to expect during airport security screening if you or someone you know have communication, social interaction and/or sensory sensitivities.

TSA Cares is a helpline that provides travelers with disabilities, medical conditions and other special circumstances additional assistance during the security screening process. Call 72 hours prior to your travel at (855) 787-2227 or federal relay 711 on weekdays, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET and weekends/holidays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET.

For more information on travel and to print your own notification card to present to the TSA officer for accommodations during security screening, visit tsa.gov.