Autism Friendly Sessions offered at Magna Science Adventure Centre

On 1st and 4th November Magna Science Adventure Centre will be holding specialist autism friendly sessions. The organisation have provided us with the following  information:

“Magna Mayhem is Yorkshire’s largest indoor inflatable adventure zone for kids. Please see our website for photos and videos
There is no upper age limit for our Autism Friendly session, it is at the discretion of the supervising adult to deem suitability for your child/children. With the exception of the Ocean Playzone which is limited to under three year olds only. Please kindly note you are responsible for the care and safety of the children within your party at all times when attending Magna Mayhem. Our team members will be onsite to ensure the safety of the equipment, offer advice and monitor user numbers per piece.”

“On the day we will;

Provide a social story introduction to the session, clearly explaining what to expect and who to go to for help
Have quieter music with gentler beats/rhythm
Reduce the number of children on each inflatable at one time so as not to force interaction/social demands
Ensure all team members are fully briefed to accommodate the needs of the children
Have a clear countdown to the end of the session, both visual and audible, to avoid an abrupt ending
Light the room to avoid excessive dark areas and limit flashing lights
Have a number of additional sensory activities on offer.”