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PLAN TO JOIN US!
Bring the entire Family! Everyone is welcome!

Sensory showing July 11th  @ 11am
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 ALL other challenges to enjoy MINIONS  in a safe and accepting environment with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program. Saturday July 11th  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. All ages welcome!
Come early for fun before the movie!

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Sensory Showing This Saturday! 6/20/15

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PLAN TO JOIN US!
Bring the entire Family! Everyone is welcome!

 

Sensory showing June 20th  @ 11am
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 ALL other challenges to enjoy INSIDE OUT  in a safe and accepting environment with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program. Saturday June 20th  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.

 

All ages welcome!

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Brio Theatre Registration underway now

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Brio Theatre Registration Form: (Please print clearly)

Name:___________________________________________________________
Age:________________

Parents/Guardians’ Names:__________________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________________________________

Phone:_______________________________________

Email:________________________________________

How to sign up for this class today!

You may print this form and mail your check with the above information to:

The Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia

509 Ewart Ave.
Beckley, WV 25801
Please note Brio Theatre on the Memo Line.

You may also call and sign up with a credit card over the phone: 304-252-3730
Or stop by the Youth Museum during normal business hours 10AM-6PM Daily.

PLEASE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY!

If you are in need of financial help, there are a limited number of scholarships available.
Please let us know if you would like to be considered.

There is limited space available.  So we are asking that you reserve your spot as quickly as possible.

We are trying to develop programing that meets the needs of our community, without your input and participation these programs would not be possible. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Thank you.

 

Another Sensory Showing – HOME 3/28/15

Sensory Friendly Film showing:  3/28/15  11:00 AM
This will be our last one for a couple months.. So make sure you join us!

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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 HOME in a safe and accepting environment with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program.  Saturday,  March 28th  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.

Come Join us !!
Everyone welcome

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You are invited to the Ball.. 3/14/15 11AM

Sensory Friendly Film showing:  3/14/15  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 Cinderella in a safe and accepting environment with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program.  Saturday,  March 14th  at 11:00 AM . Matinee pricing applies. Headphones and apparatus accommodations available upon request.

Dress as your favorite Disney Character! 
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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World Down Syndrome Day 3/21

It is more than just a day…Do something eXtra in honor of those we love with an extra Chromosome from now until 3/21.
21 Days of Kindness – yeah, we have all been snowed in – cabin fever has hit.  We are getting out and about for the first time in what seems like forever and now World Down Syndrome Day is upon us!  but celebrating this big day is easy in very small ways.  With Random Acts of Kindness – Here is how it works..  But remember – have fun and smile.. are sharing a joy!
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We have created a list of 21 free or inexpensive ideas for random acts of kindness.  These are just some thought starters for you..

Get creative, come up with new and original ideas and have FUN!

1.Babysit for free for a friend

2.Do odd jobs for an elderly person

3.Leave a bag of microwave popcorn on a Redbox

4.Leave quarters at a laundromat

5.Prepareamealforahomelessperson/neighbor/friend

6.Buy some extra canned goods for the local food bank

7.Leave a book in a hospital waiting room

8.Write  a letter of appreciation to someone

9.Donate blood

10.Leave a couple of dollars at a dollar store

11.Donate gently used clothing to a shelter

12.Tape change to a vending machine

13.Donate a book to your library or hospital

14.Take supplies to an animal shelter

15.Leave quarters on the riding toys at the mall

16.Leave bus fare at a bus stop

17.Leave bubbles or sidewalk chalk at the park

18.Leave ice water for construction workers

19.Make a thank you poster and hang it at your child’s School

20.Take balloons to the park and hand them out

21.Pickup Litter In Your Neighborhood,park,etc.

21 Days of Kindness – Go!

 

Sensory Friendly Film showing: 2/7/15 11:00 AM- Spongebob Squarepants

Sensory Friendly Film showing:  2/7/15  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 the Spongebob Squarepants Movie: Sponge Out of Water  in a safe and accepting environment with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program.  Saturday,  February 7th  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.

Register to win a gift basket from McDonald’s at the Showing!

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“Sensory Friendly Films” program. Saturday, January 17th-Paddington

Sensory Friendly Film showing:  1/17/15  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 Paddington  in a safe and accepting environment with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program.  Saturday,  January 17th  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.

Everyone in attendance will also be entered into a drawing for a wonderful gift basket courtesy of the pottery place!
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Sensory Friendly Film Showing – ANNIE 12/20 11:AM

Sensory Friendly Film showing:  12/20/14  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 musical film ANNIE   in a safe and accepting environment with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program.  Saturday December 20th  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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