16 Jun '12, 6pm

Let's hear it for the @NewYorkMets who are considering a quiet section for families affected by #autism!

Let's hear it for the @NewYorkMets who are considering a quiet section for families affected by #autism!

In an effort to accommodate families with autistic children, the New York Mets are considering adding a “quiet section” of seats in Citi Field. Many autistic children and individuals have extreme sensitivities to sounds and noise and having a designated quiet section might make the experience of watching a baseball game not only easier on them and their families, but simply possible. A Mets official told the New York Daily News that the team got the idea after designating a quiet section on May 6 as part of the team’s Autism Awareness Day. To find out if families might be interested, the Mets sent out a survey this week to about a thousand Mets fans, with questions about music, the scoreboard and “other parts of the Citi Field experience,” says the New York Daily News : “The Mets are considering adding a designated ‘quiet’ seating section with lower volume PA announcements...

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