iNews report on the introduction of autism-friendly performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London’s West End. In conjunction with the National Autistic Society the shows produces are creating 'relaxed performances' for autistic audiences which includes a “visual story” for theatre-goers beforehand and adaptions to sound and lighting. In addition, all staff, including cast and security, will have had autism training.
Find out more about the performances from the National Autistic Society website
Find out more about autism-friendly performances in our exclusive article from Heather Wildsmith from the National Autistic Society 'Why the need for autism-friendly/relaxed performances'
Date added: 23 February 2018