Category: Sensory Friendly

Sensory Guide for George Balanchine’s Nutcracker

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A digital sign for PNB's Nutcracker with dancers in the background and a red seal

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 high-pitched flutes.  I used to preview…



Sensory Friendly versus Sensory Accessible

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A young boy with sensory headphones experiencing a rock concert in Milan, Italy.

  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, as venues and events start broadening…



KidsQuest Low Sensory Event – Sept. 16th

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Room with train table and train set. Walls are painted with a mural of mountains and downtown skyline.

  Sensory Access is excited to be a part of KidQuest’s Low Sensory Event on Sunday, Sept. 19th! We will have our own sensory friendly activity station and hope to see you there! Pre-Registration is encouraged. Get tickets here! In 2015 KidsQuest started doing Low Sensory Evenings to become more accessible to the whole community.…



Bumbershoot Sensory Accessibility Guide

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Bumbershoot logo

Sensory Access is so excited to be partnering with Bumbershoot to make this awesome music festival more sensory accessible! Come borrow noise-reducing headphones and fidgets at the Accessibility Center, grab a pair of ear plugs from our support staff roaming the crowds, or seek some sensory-reprieve in our low-stimuli area! If you need access to…



Shrek at Village Theatre KIDSTAGE

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Shrek the Musical logo. The S has Shrek ears coming out the top of the letter.

        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…