Movie Theater Program Makes Autism A Family Affair

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By Deborah Mitchell for

For many people, going to a movie theater to see a show is a family affair. However, if you have a child with autism spectrum disorder, taking the entire family to a movie is likely not on your “to do” list. That is, unless you go to see Sensory Friendly Films.

Movie theaters can be scary places

The dark, cave-like environment and ear-shattering audio, along with the no-outside-food and no-talking policies of movie theaters, make a family outing at a movie theater an impossible mission for individuals who have an autistic child.

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