A Million Senses, a brand-new social startup that organizes package holiday deals for families with autistic children, had been keenly aware of one such gap. Having worked in the special education sector, all three had firsthand experience regarding the various difficulties that families wishing to enjoy a vacation together had to face.
“Every year we witnessed the agony across the faces of parents of
children with low functioning autism [Editor’s note: The spectrum of
autism covers a range of disorders from classic autism to Asperger’s
syndrome] when the summer holidays were approaching as it meant
treatment and educational facilities would soon close,” AMS founding
partner, Angela Menni, told Kathimerini.