ORLANDO, Fla. — If you or your loved one have sensory processing needs during an event at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando, you now have a place to take a break.
The arena announced on Thursday that its new sensory room is now available for people with special needs and their families.
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“This new, dedicated space gives families a safe and calming place to take a break, whenever needed, during our events,” officials said.
The arena also offers sensory bags that people can check out at guest services. The bags include sunglasses, a rubber ball, a VIP card, non-verbal picture cards, three fidget toys and noise-canceling headphones.
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Officials said the Amway is the first NBA arena in Florida to be certified by KultureCity, a nonprofit dedicated to sensory accessibility and inclusion for those with invisible disabilities, as “sensory inclusive.”
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Because inclusivity is important to us, we partnered with @kulturec to create a sensory room for guests with special needs. This new, dedicated space gives families a safe and calming place to take a break, whenever needed, during our events. pic.twitter.com/alVwIAQ6A7— Amway Center (@AmwayCenter) January 5, 2023
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