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Welcome to Safe Cinemas! We hope to bring the cinema experience to those who often feel unwelcome at their local cinemas because of their neurological or mental disabilities. There’s a film for everyone, and everyone should have the opportunity to go and see it on the big screen.

I  am a Sheffield student who has a lot of experience both within the cinema industry and mental health education. Though most of the local cinemas in Sheffield do offer autism-friendly screenings, there is so much more to be done.

I invite you to help me in my endeavours to make the cinema experience more inclusive, and can’t wait to hear your feedback.

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Shows making strides: Parenthood

The show centres around the Buckmans, a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse. Max Braverman (played by Max Burkholder) is the youngest child of Adam and Kristina Braverman, who is diagnosed with Asperger’s in the second episode of season 1.

Pauline Hanson’s views on educating children with autism, and 5 tips for teachers in mainstream schools to help autistic students

On Thursday, The One Nation leader, Pauline Hanson declared that the impact autistic children had on their neurotypical classmates was an issue. Many parents of autistic children and behavioural specialists retaliated, saying this painted the children in an unfairly bad light, and their behaviour as intentionally disruptive rather than the involuntary effects of their condition. … Continue reading Pauline Hanson’s views on educating children with autism, and 5 tips for teachers in mainstream schools to help autistic students

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