In the quiet zone: Low sensory viewings

For people with autism or sensory sensitivities, visiting an art gallery can be challenging, especially during blockbuster exhibitions where crowds, colour, sound, light and movement abound, we explore how low sensory viewings help visitors with autism spectrum disorder or sensory sensitivities to engage with visual art, amid a general push worldwide towards cultural institutions making…

World Autism Awareness recognised with low sensory day 2019

April is World Autism Awareness Month with the twelfth annual World Autism Awareness Day recognised on 2 April. Landmarks and buildings around the world go blue for the Autism campaign including Brisbane’s Story Bridge and Victoria Bridge which will shine blue in recognition and support of people living with Autism. Why the colour blue? Blue is…