Sensory Friendly Activities in Fredericksburg

Sensory Friendly Activities in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, Virginia knows that sensory friendly experiences are important for people of all ages someone on the autism spectrum. Making activities “sensory friendly” helps not to create “sensory overload” and take away from the activity from these Fredericksburg area residents. Luckily, there are Fredericksburg-area businesses that have created sensory-friendly activities for people to enjoy. These experiences will encourage children to be creative, explore and investigate their world while they immerse themselves in a scientific process – without being put through sensory overload or causing undue stress. The entire play experience will foster a connection to the world and provide an opportunity for engagement and development. Sensory-friendly activities in Fredericksburg are available to offer encouragement and foster a learning atmosphere.

These experiences will encourage children to be creative, explore and investigate their world while they immerse themselves in a scientific process – without being put through sensory overload or causing undue stress. The entire play experience will foster a connection to the world and provide an opportunity for engagement and development. Sensory-friendly activities in Fredericksburg are available to offer encouragement and foster a learning atmosphere.

AMC Paragon Theater Sensory Friendly Movies

AMC Movie Theaters have partnered with the Autism Society to provide showings of new release movies that are specifically catered to people who prefer a more sensory-friendly movie going experience. The lights are turned up, and the sound is turned down so that your entire family can enjoy the film without anyone being left out! The AMC Paragon Theater in Fredericksburg is proud to be a part of this fantastic program. It shows films once a month in the theater behind the Spotsylvania Towne Centre. Any individual with a special need may enjoy this atmosphere and the sensory-friendly movie going experience it provides. This is an environment that offers comfort for everyone in attendance.

AMC Sensory Friendly Fredericksburg

Paragon’s Autism Services

Paragon’s Autism Services always hosts amazing sensory-friendly events that are completely inclusive. This way. every child can join in the fun! Their next event is:

Fun Night at KD’z Kidz World
Date: 
March 15th 
Time:
5:00 – 7:00 PM

Attend one of these fun nights on the third Wednesday of each month. These events are hosted for free. Engage, create, experience and so much more at KD’z Kidz World.

Other Paragon Autism Services Events

Enriching the lives of entire families is the goal for the Paragon’s Autism Services in Fredericksburg. The following are some samples of some other exciting opportunities:

  • groups providing support for entire families
  • fun nights
  • Lego/train club

For someone on the autism spectrum, being in a sensory-friendly environment means they will have a manageable degree of sensory stimuli. This makes them calmer and more capable of processing the sensory stimulation they receive. Mazda of Fredericksburg is proud to be a part of a community that strives for inclusiveness, and that works towards creating more activities that are sensory friendly!