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Sensory Friendly Activities Fall Update

1. Low Sensory Evenings at Kid’s Quest Children’s Museum:

Kid’s Quest Museum in Bellevue offers a free “Low Sensory Evening” in which they limit the attendance, noise, and light in the environment for children with sensory sensitivities.  The next Low Sensory Evenings at Kid’s Quest Museum are on:

2. Sensory Days at AMC:

AMC has partnered with the Autism Society to offer Sensory Friendly Days at AMC theaters on the second and fourth Tuesday and Saturday of the month. They turn up the lights, turn down the sound, and welcome getting up, moving around, and singing along! Participating theaters in the area include: AMC Kent Station 14, AMC Lakewood Mall 12, and AMC Loews Woodinville 12. Next Showings:

3. Sensory Friendly Performances at Seattle Children’s Theater:

Seattle Children’s Theater is offering Sensory Friendly Performances for audiences with sensory sensitivities. Benefits of the Sensory friendly performance include: increased lighting, lower noise levels, lower seating capacities, trained staff for assistance, options to bring in special seating, fidget toys, and electronic devices with headphones.  Tours may be scheduled prior to the show and a social story is available on the website in order to prepare children for the performance. Next performances:

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