Mum distraught after Mattel Play! staff 'turn away' Down's Syndrome son
A “distraught” mum claims her Down’s Syndrome son was turned away from a Liverpool play centre after staff said it was “unsuitable for children like him”.
Simone Blount, from Warrington, took her four-year-old son Stephen to the Mattel Play! centre - a new children’s theme park based in the Albert Dock - but claims their day out was ruined after being turned away by a member of staff at the ticket office.
The mum-of-four says that after queuing for over 20 minutes, a female member of staff working at the park leaned over her desk to look at Stephen, who uses a wheelchair, before saying the... read more
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