September 3, 2013 in City, Health

How to arrange TSA assistance through screening


Lowe helps Gutierrez out of his jacket at a security check.
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Who’s eligible: The service is available for children, the elderly, people with developmental disabilities or dementia, or people who have prosthetics, medical devices, guide dogs, religious dress or medications necessary for travel.

How to get help: Travelers who have special needs can get personalized help passing through airport security by calling (855) 787-2227 three days in advance of flights, or by emailing

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