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This #Zoo Is #Hosting A #Special #Sensory #Holiday Lights Event For #People With #Autism
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This #Zoo Is #Hosting A #Special #Sensory #Holiday Lights Event For #People With #Autism

Navigating the holiday season can be difficult as a parent, especially a parent whose child falls on the autism spectrum. But, thankfully, there are tips and tricks to make the holiday season a whole lot more enjoyable — and that includes events such as the one being held at this Midwestern zoo. The Saint Louis Zoo is hosting a sensory-friendly night of viewing holiday-themed lights for families of children with special needs. According to the zoo’s website, this event is being offered so that no one feels left out of the festivities this time of year: “We want people of all abilities to enjoy our zoo experiences, so we are offering a special night for individuals on the autism spectrum and others who may benefit from a sensory-friendly experience. This special night will mirror t...