Sensory Friendly Films Program 7/19

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Sensory Friendly Film showing:  7/19/14  11:00 AM

The Galleria 14 in Beckley and “Down with That” – The Down Syndrome Family Support Group of Southern West Virginia invite  families affected by Down Syndrome, Autism, and other disabilities to enjoy the film Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue in a safe and accepting environment with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program.  Saturday July, 19th  at 11:00 AM . Matinee pricing applies. Headphones and apparatus accommodations available upon request. In order to provide a more accepting and comfortable setting for this unique audience, the movie auditoriums will have their lights brought up and the sound turned down, families will be able to bring in their own gluten-free, casein-free snacks, and no previews or advertisements will be shown before the movie. Additionally, audience members are welcome to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing along- unless the safety of the audience is questioned.
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Sensory Friendly Films Program 6/14

Sensory Friendly Film showing:  6/14/14  11:00 AM

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The Galleria 14 in Beckley and “Down with That” – The Down Syndrome Family Support Group of Southern West Virginia invite  families affected by Down Syndrome, Autism, and other disabilities to enjoy the film How to Train your Dragon 2 in a safe and accepting environment with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program.  Saturday June, 14th  at 11:00 AM . Matinee pricing applies. Headphones and apparatus accommodations available upon request.

 In order to provide a more accepting and comfortable setting for this unique audience, the movie auditoriums will have their lights brought up and the sound turned down, families will be able to bring in their own gluten-free, casein-free snacks, and no previews or advertisements will be shown before the movie. Additionally, audience members are welcome to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing along- unless the safety of the audience is questioned.

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Kids Summer Movie Series, now offering a sensory showing

 

 

 

 

This year the Galleria 14 will be offering one theater at each showing of their Kids Summer Movie Series  designated as a sensory showing experience.  THANK YOU GALLERIA 14!!
This will mirror our monthly Sensory showings. for  families affected by Down Syndrome, Autism, and other disabilities to be enjoy the films in a more accepting and comfortable setting for this unique audience, The movie auditorium will have their lights brought up and the sound turned down.
If you would like to have a seat in one of these designated theaters, please make sure that request the sensory showing when you arrive at the theater. Limited seating is available.

Our Next Official Sensory Showing will be June 14th at 11AM with How to Train Your Dragon 2
Details to come. 

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New Summer Programs!

WOW!  We have been busy little spring bees!  We have two new summer programs for our families that we would love for you to check out! .  Yes, I CAN! – YOGA!  and Yes, I CAN- SWIM!
These two classes will be offered at different times here in the Beckley area and registration forms are posted here on our site.  There is a Cost for the swim class and there is limited available. With that being said, if you want to be a part of it, I would suggest that you act quickly. We have been very fortunate to find people who are as passionate about giving opportunities to our families as we are!  If you have any questions. Please feel free to email me at down21wv@gmail.com.

We have more summer fun in the works and we hope to see you soon!

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Down Syndrome Awareness and Support

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