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Emagine Theatres hosting Autism-friendly film screening on February 24th

Posted at 6:11 AM, Feb 24, 2018

On Saturday, Feb. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at six participating Emagine Theatres, the lights in the theater will be brighter, the sound in the theater will be lower, and most of the children watching Peter Rabbit will either have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or know someone that does.

Families with food allergies or food sensitivities will also be allowed to bring their own snacks from home.

Centria Healthcare partnered with Emagine Theaters in 2017 to dedicate one movie theater a month to show autism-friendly movies in a sensory-friendly environment. Participating Emagine Theaters include:

    Emagine Birch Run: 12280 Dixie Hwy, Birch Run, MI 48415 
    Emagine Canton: 39535 Ford Rd, Canton, MI 48187  
    Emagine Macomb: 15251 23 Mile Rd, Macomb, MI 48042 
    Emagine Novi: 44425 West 12 Mile Road, Novi, MI 48377
    Emagine Rochester Hills: 200 Barclay Cir, Rochester Hills, MI 48307
    Emagine Saline: 1335 E Michigan Ave, Saline, MI 48176 

To learn more about Centria Healthcare's Autism-Friendly Movie program, please visit http://www.centriaautism.com/. Parents and caregivers can purchase tickets at  http://www.emagine-entertainment.com/michigan/or at participating theaters.