Come Join Our Autism-Friendly Playgroup & Watch 'Super Mario Bros. Movie' For Free At GSC

The sensory-friendly movie halls are specially created for those with autism, who can enjoy watching movies in a comfortable environment.

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Looking to connect and meet other families who have autistic children?

Join SAYS for a fun-filled, sensory-friendly movie screening at Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC)!

If you are someone with autism or know a family who has an autistic child, spread the word. In collaboration with GSC, SAYS will be organising a casual meet-up for families to watch a movie together in GSC's sensory-friendly hall, specially built for people with autism, who often experience sensory overload.  

This playgroup will give parents a chance to get to know each other while their children enjoy playing and are free to be themselves in a safe space.

Sounds fun? Here are the deets:
14 May 2023
Time: 11am
Location: GSC 3 Damansara, Petaling Jaya

Admission is free. Sign up for it here.

Plus, your children will definitely be entertained watching The Super Mario Bros. Movie along with their peers in GSC's sensory-friendly halls. That's not all, there will also be games and giveaways, so make sure to sign up and mark your calendars! 

Do note that spaces are limited according to the cinema's capacity. So, once you sign up, you'll be contacted if you receive a spot.

ICYMI, GSC is the first cinema in Malaysia to open a sensory-friendly movie hall for children who have special needs

As advocates for inclusivity, GSC designated every second Sunday of the month for their sensory-friendly movie screenings. Priced at RM9 per ticket, these halls will have lower volume, dim lights, and a designated area for those who need a time-out. 

You can find GSC's sensory-friendly halls at these locations:
- 3 Damansara, Petaling Jaya
- Kuantan City Mall, Pahang
- The Mall, Mid Valley Southkey, Johor Bahru
- AEON Falim, Ipoh

GSC also allows individuals with autism to bring along their comfort items into these halls, as well as special dietary food and drinks.

By doing this, GSC is creating a safe space for children with autism, so they too can enjoy watching movies with their families in a comfortable environment catered for them.

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