Quiet hour in NI play park for children with autism proves successful

An NI council has successfully tried out a ‘quiet hour’ in one of its most popular play areas for the benefit of children who feel overwhelmed by too much noise.

Saturday, 22nd May 2021, 2:00 pm
Matthew Armstrong, who sits on Mid and East Antrim Council’s Autism Steering Group, with wife Nicola, and children Ollie, Macie and Caleb (centre)

An NI council has successfully tried out a ‘quiet hour’ in one of its most popular play areas for the benefit of children who feel overwhelmed by too much noise.

The official opening of the People's Park in Ballymena