December brings lots of Sensory Friendly Family events to the Alachua County area. Check out these fun events going on around town. And don't forget to check out our circulating Sensory Toy collection. This special collection of toys is designed to support sensory play and childhood development. For more details on the Sensory Toys, please click here.
On December 2, 2017 at 10:00 am Regal Cinemas Gainesville Cinema 14 will have a sensory-friendly showing of Disney/Pixar's Coco. This special performance is part of the My Way Matinee and it invites audiences to sing, dance, and shout during the movie. The movie auditorium will also have their lights turned up and the sound turned down. For more information click here
On December 4, 2017 from11:00-11:30 the High Springs Branch will host Sensory Storytime. This storytime will introduce children to the library and storytime in a gentle, fun, and enriching manner.
On December 9, 2017 UF Health Psychiatry, the Harn Museum of Art, and UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine are hosting a sensory-friendly art museum tour with activities. Pre-registration is required. The program is for families with children ages 8 to 12 and space is limited. To register, contact Elizabeth King, M.S., at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-294-7061 and/or Cindi Gayle, Ph.D., at email@example.com or 352-265-8878.
Make sure to check this blog for more information on family friendly sensory events in the coming months.