Thursday, April 18
3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
3211 Grant McConachie Way
Event host: Canucks Autism Network and Vancouver International Airport
Event contact: 604-685-4049 firstname.lastname@example.org
Canucks Autism Network (CAN) is proud to partner with Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to provide another Autism Accessibility Tour for individuals and families living with autism.
Developed in collaboration with YVR, the Autism Accessibility Tour is an opportunity to practice the airport experience, decrease anxiety associated with air travel, and to build confidence for future travel success. The Autism Accessibility Tour will take attendees through the entire pre-flight process, including check-in, security, finding the gate, waiting, aircraft boarding, simulated take-off and de-planing, in a safe and supportive environment.
This event is open to all individuals and families living with autism (both non-members and registered CAN members).
DATE: Thursday, April 18th, 2019
TIME: Check-in between 3:30-5:30pm; Tour ends by 8pm.
LOCATION: Vancouver International Airport
(3211 Grant McConachie Way, Richmond)
In addition to this annual event, YVR has also collaborated with CAN to offer FREE autism travel resources to any travellers departing from their airport. These include a Resource Kit, Video Series & YVR Autism Access Sticker. Full details at yvr.ca/autism.
In order to be eligible for this program:
1. Each participating member 18 and under must have a valid ID (i.e., birth certificate, CareCard/BC Services Card, SIN card, status card, school ID, passport, BC ID, etc.). This does not require a photo.
2. Each participating member older than 18 must have a valid government issued photo ID (i.e. passport, driver’s license, BC Identification, etc.).
3. Each participating member must sign a media waiver form (to be provided via email upon confirmation).
If you meet the criteria outlined above and would like to apply to attend the YVR Autism Accessibility Tour on April 18th, 2019, please complete this form by Monday, April 1st, 2019 at 4pm.
All forms received prior to this deadline will be reviewed, and applicants will be notified as to whether they have been enrolled for this event.*
RSVP here by Monday, April 1, at noon.