MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami International Airport is helping serve travelers with hidden disabilities.
The airport will provide sunflower lanyards to travelers who may need extra time or help while traveling.READ MORE: Erika Verdecia's Confessed Murderer Eric Pierson Had Other Victims
The goal of the program is that the lanyards are a discrete indicator for disabilities such as autism, hearing loss and PTSD.
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Airport employees have been trained on how to help those wearing the lanyards.
“It sends a message to our employees that individuals, and you can get this for free, you can go on to our website or our mobile app, and you can then send a message so that we, employees who have been trained, understand that you may need a little bit more time, a little bit more patience and maybe some help,” said Miami International Airport CEO Lester Sola.MORE NEWS: Accused Hollywood Cop Killer Jason Banegas Transferred To Broward Jail
MIA is also opening a new multi-sensory room to help those with disabilities relax while traveling.