Category Archives: Autism

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February 20, 2022

Sensory break spots at Disney California Adventure!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h42mNA-dpqEWe’ve done it again! Sensory Access has collaborated with Mr Cheezypop for an awesome exploration of Sensory Break spots, this time at Disney California Adventure! We love DCA and it can be very overwhelming, and we count on these spots to take some needed breaks to reset our sensory...

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February 14, 2022

Genie+ and the Disability Access Service (DAS)

With the addition of Genie+ to the Disneyland App, the Disability Access Service (DAS) has changed. It used to be that you had to get into the park and wait int line at Guest Services to get your DAS Pass – not always easy when you have just arrived...

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December 28, 2021

New Years Eve Survival Guide for the Sensory Sensitive

New Years Eve can be a celebratory event, but for many autistic individuals and others with sensory processing differences, such as Down Syndrome, ADHD, SPD and Hyperacusis, fireworks can be downright painful. Individuals whose brains process sound more significantly (Hypersensitive) can feel anything from discomfort to pain from booming...

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November 25, 2021

Sensory Guide for George Balanchine’s Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is a Holiday favorite, one I used to take my children when they were younger to get them all excited for the Christmas Holidays.  Like so many other kids, mine had difficulty with the loud sounds -from the gunshots during the battle, to the cymbal crashes and...

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November 24, 2021

Sensory Rating Cards

Sensory Rating Cards are a wonderful brief look at the Sensory aspects of an environment. Our Neurodiverse team at Sensory Access goes through an environment and audits the sensory impact of visual, auditory, olfactory, temperature, proprioceptive and tactile experiences.  This is always done in-person and often further reviewed via...

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November 7, 2021

Pacific Northwest Ballet Rep2: Beyond Ballet

    Everyone deserves to access live events – the magic of live theater or dance is a moving experience we should all be able to access. Dance is often overlooked as a sensory concern, but like any stage production, there are often acoustic and lighting impacts on those...

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October 25, 2021

Sensory Friendly versus Sensory Accessible

  In the world of events, accessibility has only recently been part of the planning process, and even then, usually only mobility is at the forefront. Those with less visible disabilities, such as Autism, hearing differences or low vision are usually left out of the accessibility design process. However,...

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September 4, 2021

Sensory Recommendations for PAX West

  PAX West is a generally loud and busy event, but some sensory tools can make it an amazing experience!  We brought our neurodiverse team, including an autistic teen, to PAX this year to fully review sensory accessibility at PaX west for those that are Autistic or have Sensory...

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February 23, 2020

Sensory Friendly Version of Disney’s Frozen!

What an absolute joy it was to work with Disney and STG for the Sensory Friendly production of Frozen. This inspirational musical is all about loving yourself as who you are, and what a fantastic time was had by all. Guests received Sensory Guides, Character Guides, access to movement...

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December 13, 2019

The Aragon Ballroom – Chicago

The Aragon Ballroom is a beautiful venue in North Chicago that holds 5,000 people.  It holds a variety of events from smaller bands to occasional big acts lie the 1975 and Twenty one Pilots this year for 2019’s The Nights We Stole Christmas Event held by WKQX 101.1 FM....

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