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(New Zealand) Women's World Cup to have 'quiet rooms' thanks to autism group

July 30, 2023, Newstalk: Autism NZ CEO supports addition of 'quiet rooms' during the FIFA Women's World Cup https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/on-air/the-sunday-session/audio/dane-dougan-autism-nz-ceo-on-eden-park-adding-a-quiet-room-during-the-fifa-womens-world-cup/

FIFA has announced they will introduce quiet rooms during the 2023 Women's World Cup for fans with sensory processing difficulties.

Spectators at Auckland's Eden Park, Sydney's Stadium Australia and Brisbane's Brisbane Stadium will have game-day access to these calming spaces.

Autism NZ CEO Dane Dougan says these spaces create a more inclusive and supportive environment.

"It's likely that they've thought about our community and those that have trouble with processing noise and sensory processing issues."


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