Some theater productions are now welcoming Asperger’s and autistic patrons to the audience. Many children with Asperger’s and autism have certain issues that must be addressed when attending traditional Broadway Theater. Loud sounds and bright lights can be overwhelming for children with sensory issues. These kids tend to have their senses magnify the intensity and to them the sound seems louder and the light brighter. Some theaters both local and Broadway are making their show an experience all members of the community can enjoy.
Check back here to find out about some of the changes theaters are making to help people with Asperger’s and autism.