Being the mother of an autistic boy is very difficult and I have never in my life experienced that kind of discrimination from someone.” According to CBS, Spirit issued a refund, but suggested there was a problem due to the time it takes for credit card issuers to credit the funds. Spirit also told the publication, “Our existing policy does not provide for medical exemptions, regardless of diagnosis.” Our team members explained this to a family traveling today, but never questioned anyone’s medical status in the process.
Four-year-old boy with autism ripped from the plane for not wearing a mask
Her son was kicked off a Spirit Airlines flight because he was not wearing a mask.
Callie Kimball and her family had flown to Las Vegas without a hitch until it was time to board their return flight, which had a layover in Dallas.
There, the family was told that their son Carter had to wear a mask, despite Callie’s husband showing the crew members a medical note. ” He continued: “He has a disability.” You’re protected by the American Disability Act and they say, ‘No, no, no. He has to wear a mask or he has to get off the plane.
‘”Children on the [autistic] spectrum are usually very obsessed with something. So he was sitting in his seat, quietly and looking out the window, and this lady said, ‘Get down!’ “. She then told the media: “Never in my life – being the parent of an autistic kid is really hard and I’ve never in my life experienced that kind of discrimination from someone.”