- Autism Packs to be available on matchdays at King Power Stadium
- They are designed to enhance the matchday experience for people living with autism, their families and carers
- Packs can be collected on matchday from the Baggage Corner at turnstiles 25-27 in the South East Corner of King Power Stadium
Supported by Autism East Midlands, the Autism Packs are designed to improve the matchday experience and are part of the Club’s commitment to being more autism-friendly.
The Autism Packs are completely free of charge and will be available throughout the 2019/20 season. They can be collected on matchday from the Baggage Corner at turnstiles 25-27 in the South East Corner of King Power Stadium.
Furthermore, the Club have introduced a Sensory Hour from 10am until 11am in the Foxes Fanstore at King Power Stadium on the first Friday of every month in order to create a shopping environment that is more comfortable for people living with autism, their families and carers.
Kevin Pakenham, Learning and Development Co-ordinator at Autism East Midlands, said: “We are extremely pleased that Leicester City have introduced Autism Packs to improve the matchday experience for people living with autism, their families and carers.
“The Football Club have made a significant accommodation for supporters living with autism by introducing the Autism Packs, and along with the Sensory Hour in the Foxes Fanstore, hearing loops and audio descriptive service of games, they are ensuring that people living with autism, their families and carers are all fully included in the Club.
“Leicester City are the first Premier League club to have an autism-friendly environmental audit of their entire stadium and have taken great strides to ensure they are a fully inclusive organisation who provide facilities that meet the needs of the whole community. We are proud to associated with the Club and fully endorse this latest initiative.”
People living with autism, their families and carers can arrange to visit King Power Stadium ahead of a matchday to learn more about the Club’s facilities.
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