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AMC Theatres Sensory Friendly Films
AMC theatres in Livonia, Sterling Heights and Clinton Twp. offer sensory friendly film opportunities for children and adults with special needs.  Patrons can bring their own gluten-free or casein-free snacks and the kids can “dance, walk, shout or sing” or move about the aisles. No previews or advertisements will be shown before the movies. The movies are geared toward children ages 5 & up and showings begin at 10 am on Saturdays. Tuesday evening movie showings may be geared to an older audience and begin at 7 pm. Dates and films are subject to change.   Click here for more information and listing of movie dates and times.

OUCARES Autism Spectrum Bowling League 
OUCARES (Oakland University Center for Autism Research, Education and Support) has partnered with several area bowling alleys to create a bowling league for individuals ages 16-plus on the autism spectrum. This opportunity will allow ASD students (over 16) and adults to enhance physical activity in a social, community setting. No bowling experience is necessary to participate. Opportunities in both Oakland and Macomb Counties.  The cost of the bowling league is $60. The parent/caregiver will need to remain with the bowler if one on one assistance is required. Click here for registration info.

Chuck E Cheese

Chuck E. Cheese has announced it will be Sensitive Sundays where it will open two hours early on the first Sunday every month for children with Autism and other special needs.  Sensitive Sunday will include:  reduced lighting and noise, food and games and trained and caring staff.  Click here for locations and more information.