As you travel, here’s some helpful tips for traveling with your child’s assistive devices.
Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) makes it illegal for airlines to discriminate against passengers because of their disability. What does that mean?
Walkers/Gait Trainers can be checked for free at ticketing OR the gate. They don’t count as luggage!
Wheelchairs can be checked for free at ticketing OR the gate.
Strollers can be checked for free. They don’t count as luggage!
Children that wear braces like SMOs and AFOs can keep them and their shoes on to walk through TSA.
For more information you can visit the government website at https://www.transportation.gov/…/traveling-disability