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Sensory Sailors: Autism-friendly sensory sessions at SA Maritime Museum

The team at the SA Maritime Museum has been working with Autism SA to provide a calm and accessible environment within the museum for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

These special sensory sessions offer an opportunity to visit the SA Maritime Museum, transformed into a quiet sensory space, with volume turned down or off, lights dimmed in some areas, and a downloadable Social Narrative developed to help prepare for a visit.

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Sessions are allocated to times when the museum is normally less busy, or closed, so families can experience a more relaxed visit.

Sensory Sessions:

Saturday 24 October, 4pm – 5.30pm
Sunday 25 October, 9am – 10.30am
Saturday 21 November, 4pm – 5.30pm
Sunday 22 November, 9am – 10.30am

Sensory sessions can be booked online:


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