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Making the Arts Fun for Everyone! Whenever you see the Sensory-Friendly umbrella symbol, you know that the event or performance is specially designed and adapted for individuals with Sensory Processing and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Miami-Dade County’s Department of Cultural Affairs is delighted to provide accessible arts experiences through its All Kids Included (AKI) initiative. AKI provides funding, ideas, programs and resources so that all children— those with disabilities and without—can fully participate in the arts. Here’s how:

Designed with new audiences and visitors in mind, we’ve also created Going to the Show and Going to the Museum. These kid-friendly guides help parents and educators explain what to expect at a live performance or when visiting a museum. You can view both online at www.miamidadearts.org For free printed copies or classroom posters, please call 305.375.4634


EVENTS Miami Children’s Museum presents

SENSORY SATURDAY April 12 & May 10, 9-11am – Pre-registration is required $6 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami 305.373-5437 | www.miamichildrensmuseum.org/visit/sensorysaturday.html South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center presents

8th ANNUAL ALL KIDS INCLUDED FAMILY ARTS FESTIVAL “Creating Harmony Through Diversity” Saturday, May 3, 10am-5pm – FREE! 10950 SW 211 Street Cutler Bay, FL 33189 786.573.5316 | www.smdcac.org Miami Childrens Theater presents

WALT DISNEY’S THE JUNGLE BOOK Here’s what you can expect at a sensory-friendly cultural event:

Saturday, May 3, 3pm – $5 Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest 305.274.3595 | www.miamichildrenstheater.com Actors’ Playhouse presents

Accepting and inclusive environment

Saturday, May 10, 11am – $10 The Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables 305-444-9293 |www.actorsplayhouse.org/childrens.htm


Going to the Show/Going to the Museum pre-visit guides Modifications to sound and lighting

Noise-cancelling headsets


Miami Theater Center presents

Quiet/cool-down room


Autism specialists on hand to assist, remote closed circuit viewing and/or other accommodations may be available per venue.

a medieval murder mystery appropriate for ages 10 and up Saturday, May 17, 2pm – $5 9806 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33138 305.751.9550 x 223 | www.mtcmiami.org/theater-inclusion-program-tip/

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South Florida Parenting  

Magazine for south Florida parents. April 2014 issue.

South Florida Parenting  

Magazine for south Florida parents. April 2014 issue.