Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing Becomes a Certified Autism Center™, Demonstrates Commitment to Enhancing Accessibility

Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing proudly announces its recent accreditation as a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The certification arrives at a critical moment, as the CDC indicates that the autism diagnosis rate now stands at 1 in 36 children, with one in six people having a sensory need. This data points to a growing demand for more accessible hospitality and entertainment options for autistic individuals and their families, who aspire to explore new destinations but often face concerns about finding accommodating and welcoming environments.

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