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Life On the Spectrum

Kristin, Mom of Jo and C

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Kristin, Mom of Jo and C

Meet Kristin, who had not taken her family to the movies in over five years, a time which she describes as “The Great Movie Fiasco of 2014!”

On Saturday morning Kristen took her two kids to the Sensory Friendly screening of The Secret Life of Pets. These screenings provide a sensory friendly environment, where the lights are kept on and the volume is lower, which lets families enjoy movies together again.

Kristen’s kids, Jo and C, described the movie theatre experience saying, “it was kinda loud, but pretty cool.”

Disclaimer: Information provided is not a recommendation, referral or endorsement of any resource, therapeutic method, or service provider and does not replace the advice of medical, legal or educational professionals. Autism Speaks Canada does not provide medical or legal advice or services. Rather, Autism Speaks Canada provides general information about autism as a service to the community. The information provided on our website is not a recommendation, referral or endorsement of any resource, therapeutic method, or service provider and does not replace the advice of medical, legal or educational professionals. Autism Speaks Canada has not validated and is not responsible for any information, events, or services provided by third parties.