The theatres are changing up the ordinary movie going experience, which can be very stressful for a child with sensory issues with the following features:
In order to provide a more accepting and comfortable setting for this unique audience, the movie auditoriums will have their lights brought up and the sound turned down, families will be able to bring in their own gluten-free, casein-free snacks, and no previews or advertisements will be shown before the movie. Additionally, audience members are welcome to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing”
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This collaboration is following in the footsteps of other chains, such as the Wyndham hotel in Austin, Texas which now offers special accommodations to families affected by Autism.