(July 21, 2014) -- The National Autistic Society last friday presented the Royal Air Force Museum with the Autism Access Award for being the first cultural venue in London to provide an outstanding autism friendly environment for it's guests. They received the award based on recognised improvements to make the museum more accessible to visitors with autism. These improvements included a section to their website dedicated to autism accessibility, a quiet space within its main hall and training programs provided to their staff and volunteers on autism to build overall awareness.
Ellen Lee, the museum's eduation offer and leader of these improvements said, "I am very happy that the museum has been recognised for it's efforts to improve accessibility for all its visitors. We hope that we will inspire other museums and gallaries to become more autism-friendly."