The TapSnap Blog

Your friendly neighborhood photo booth blog, keep reading for seasonal event and wedding inspiration, professional event ideas, and entrepreneurial tips and tricks!

All Posts

An Autism Awareness Month Event with TapSnap

Did you know that April is Autism Awareness Month? On April 18th the Canucks Autism Network (CAN), working in partnership with Vancouver International Airport (YVR), held the 2019 YVR & CAN Autism Accessibility Tour, which helps families living with autism to practice the air travel experience. Families had an opportunity to practice check-in, security screening, boarding and de-planing an aircraft - and even a simulated flight! For some individuals with autism, new experiences and things out of their routine can be scary and stressful. For this reason, many families with autism are afraid to travel, with many families opting not to take vacations at all.

The YVR & CAN Autism Accessibility Tour allows families to experience the airport in a fun and supportive environment, reducing anxiety about future air travel. This year, 175 participants took the tour of the airports departures and arrivals process.

 

airport photo booth

TapSnap has been working with Canucks Autism Network for 3 years now, and the whole team looks forward to every event we get to work on with them. "Our partnership with Canucks Autism Network is really special and we love doing events with them because they're such a great local organization" says Eva Flint, Event Manager for TapSnap Vancouver.

RelatedA Night For Autism

For this event, our photo booth and Sharing Station were set up for some entertainment at the gate while the families waited to board their "flight" with Air Transat; The airline boarded the families onto the plane and introduced the children to pre-flight procedures, in-flight entertainment,  and dining. 

family on the airplane

 

Thanks to our photo booth’s green screen technology, guests who posed for a photo looked like they were in the cockpit of the airplane, and all the guests received instant print-outs of their pictures to take home.

photo booth prints

 Related: How To Create Awareness For Your Charity Event With A TapSnap Photo Booth

Nurturing and building on these relationships with local charities is super important for our community and for our business, and we're so happy to have developed this partnership with an organization like CAN. We're looking forward to what the future has in store for this partnership and other community partnerships in the future. TapSnap has teams in 100s of locations across the world and we're always looking for community organizations to partner with, so get in touch with us today to see what we can add to your event.

New call-to-action

 

 

Related Posts

Meet TapSnap's New Roaming Photo Booth - The Mobile Photo Studio

We're always innovating and developing our event photography products to give our customers and their gue...
Alice Aug 26, 2019 2:21:12 PM

Event Spotlight: TapSnap Brings Life To GoT-Themed Party In Vegas

With the series finale of Game of Thrones still top of mind for the show's biggest fans, TapSnap's Las Ve...
Bianca Jun 27, 2019 10:38:14 AM

5 Reasons Why Photo Booths Are Better Than Selfies

Everywhere you go, you can spot someone snapping a selfie. Whether they're discreetly turning the camera ...
Bianca Jun 20, 2019 9:42:20 AM