It can be hard for families to dine out with a special needs child. People often stare, even point. Other diners are visibly uncomfortable.
This is just what Leah Cohen from Boca Raton, Florida had experienced many times before while trying to enjoy a restaurant meal with her son, Ari. But Leah and her family were pleasantly surprised on a recent trip to New York City. A Brooklyn restaurant owner rolled out the red carpet for a superb dining experience the family, and Ari himself, won’t soon forget.