Sunday, April 22, 2012

Kennedy Center Provides Sensory Friendly Theater

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- For young people with autism, attending a live theater performance can be all but impossible. There are dozens of obstacles, which vary depending on each individual's challenges.
Managing the darkness, lines, loud and unexpected sounds, an unfamiliar environment, pressure to behave in the same manner as the rest of theater-going public, and any number of other societal requirements can be overwhelming.

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