The Smith Center is committed to providing inclusive programs and presentations for people of all ages, perspectives, and abilities. Our sensory friendly opportunities aim to increase access and inclusion for individuals and families impacted by autism spectrum disorders and other intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Sat, March 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
Hocus Focus: The Magic of Kevin Spencer features extraordinary magician, Kevin Spencer, in a fun-filled interactive experience that combines storytelling, stage magic and audience participation. This low-sensory performance welcomes all families, including those with children with autism or with other developmental or intellectual disabilities that create sensory sensitivities. Be entertained by baffling magic in a relaxed, judgment-free environment …
Sat, April 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Norton Juster’s fantastical book “The Phantom Tollbooth” comes to vivid life in this adaptation about a boy named Milo who “didn’t know what to do with himself — not just sometimes, but always.” One day a mysterious tollbooth appears in Milo’s room and, having nothing better to do, he drives his toy car through it and arrives in a peculiar new world. Using puppets, masks, magic, inventive scenic effects, and original music, Enchantment Theatre Company brings the wonder and adventure of this story alive. This tale tells us that with humor, good friends, and a little bit of courage, anything is possible …
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The Smith Center’s Education and Outreach Department extends its thanks to the staff and clinicians at Grant A Gift Autism Foundation, Touro University Nevada Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, UNLV Ackerman Center for Autism, FEAT of Southern Nevada, Nevada PEP, Opportunity Village, Sport Social, Wellman Therapy Services, Autism Coalition of Nevada, and the Center for Child and Family Development for their guidance and support.