Dutch supermarket introduces ‘quiet hour’ for people with autism – DutchNews.nl

Supermarket Albert Heijn in Sint-Michielsgestel has introduced a weekly ‘quiet hour’ for people with autism. On Tuesday mornings music, noise and light will be kept to a minimum in what can be an overwhelming environment for people who have trouble processing multiple impulses, local broadcaster Omroep Brabant writes. The idea comes from Britain where supermarket chains such as Tesco and Morrissons already have a similar service for people with autism.

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