Sensory Friendly

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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.

UPCOMING SENSORY FRIENDLY PERFORMANCES

How The Grinch Stole Christmas (Sensory Friendly Performance)

DATE(S):

Sat, November 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM

TICKET PRICES:

$19.00 – $59.00

VENUE:

Reynolds Hall
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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.
 
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WHAT MAKES A PROGRAM OR PRESENTATION SENSORY FRIENDLY?

  • A welcoming, inclusive environment for all guests or participants
  • Relaxed theater etiquette rules enabling guests to enter and exit the space as needed
  • Ability to use mobile devices for communication purposes
  • Modification of house lights during the performance and reduction of jarring sounds
  • Quiet areas established in lobbies or lounges for individuals who may want to take a break from the performance or program, monitored by a certified volunteer
  • Supportive staff and volunteers

 


SENSORY FRIENDLY PROGRAM TOOLS

Attending an upcoming sensory friendly event at The Smith Center? These tools will help you know what to expect.

 


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A SPECIAL THANK YOU

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.

 


SPONSORS

Ameriprise

This sensory friendly performance is made possible through a major gift from Windsong Trust, Ameriprise Financial and other generous Smith Center donors.

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