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Cinemas help make films accessible for autism sufferers

Over the Christmas season many families will make trips to restaurants and the cinema to see the latest releases like Paddington.

But it is not an easy experience for many of the 1,300 children in Northern Ireland who are diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum.

Loud sounds, bright colours, being in a dark room and having to sit still can be a struggle that can make what seems like a routine family trip an anxious affair.


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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-30370829
Date
8th December 2014
Source
BBC