Month: July 2018

Getting Sensory-ready for a music festival

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Lollapaolooza is coming up in two days and we are getting our sensory strategies ready ! We are excited to partner with Lollapalooza and be available to help on-site. Here are some ways to prep for Lollapalooza if you have sensory difficulties: 1) Bring in an empty water bottle or Camel Pack to use the…



Lollapalooza Sensory Accessibility Guide

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Sensory Access is proud to be partnering with Lollapalooza to make this great music festival more sensory accessible!  Come borrow noise-reducing headphones and fidgets at the Access Center, grab a pair of ear plugs from our support staff roaming the crowds, or seek some sensory-reprieve in one of the low-stimuli quiet areas around the park…



Shrek at Village Theatre KIDSTAGE

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        Every summer, Village Theatre puts one of it’s KIDSTAGE productions up on the Mainstage. It is a joy for the performers to work on such a wonderful stage, and a delight for the audience to see such talented kids with professional support from sets to costumes. Sensory Access was invited to…



Capitol Hill Block Party and Sensory Access

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We want to thank Capitol Hill Block Party for sponsoring four Autism youth to attend this years Capitol Hill Block Party! With CHBP sponsoring the tickets and Sensory Access sponsoring the staff, four youth get to attend this years music festival in a safe, positive way. While several staff will be working directly with the…



Sensory Access Travel: New Travel Tips and Guides!

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Welcome to Sensory Access Travel ! As a mom of a kiddo with Aspergers, I find travel both incredibly rewarding (stretch that cognitive flexibility!) and also very stressful (travel is inherently unpredictable, and therefore can be overwhelming for those with ASD).  Although we almost always experience a rough spot during one of our travels, the…



How to enjoy Capitol Hill Block Party with Sensory Difficulties

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I’m going to put it right out there  – Capitol Hill lock Party is NOT Sensory-Friendly at first glance. Due to it’s location in the heart of urban Seattle, sandwiched right in the Pike/Pine Corridor, it is not your typical, relaxed blanket-on-the-lawn type of music festival. It is however, an awesome music festival  that features touring…



Sensory Access partners with Lollapalooza

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We are excited to announce that Lollapalooza is going Sensory-Inclusive! With the help of Sensory Access, Lollapalooza is adding Sensory Access services to their popular four- day music festival.  Those with sensory sensitivities can check in at the Access Center (The Access Center is located inside the festival grounds on Columbus Dr. just west of…



How to have a Sensory Friendly Fourth of July

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The Fourth of July can be a wonderful, jubilant celebration in the US, with parades, outdoor barbeques, and of course, fireworks.  Each of these fun activities can cause a lot of discomfort for those with sensory difficulties, so here are some ideas to help the sensory-sensitive people in your life enjoy the Fourth! Prepare Discussing…