Going to the movies isn't the first choice of the Logsdon family when they’re looking for family entertainment.
They usually want to do an activity in which Grant, 3, who has autism, can "run, jump and laugh," said Trish Logsdon, his mother.
The Logsdons found that outlet at the movies this spring when they tried out the "Sensory Friendly Films" pilot program at AMC 30 in Olathe. The program’s goal is to provide a comfortable movie-going environment for those with an autism spectrum disorder and their families.
The Logsdons used to think twice about going to a movie because they wanted to respect customers who may not understand Grant's special needs, Trish Logsdon said. Sometimes he is louder or is tempted to wander. His behavior might seem like that of a spoiled child to those who don’t understand, Trish Logsdon said.
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