Opening the doors

Opening the doors

Open Up To Autism works with cultural, social and leisure organisations and groups to increase what is on offer to people with autism and to give them the same choice and opportunities as other people.

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Museums & Attractions

To enable an autistic person get the most out of a visit to your museum or attraction it is helpful to look at what you are offering to them.  Some museums are already opting to open early to allow autistic children and adults enter the building to see certain areas  in a quieter relaxed atmosphere. […]

Theatre

Autism Friendly/Relaxed Performances One of Heather’s great accomplishments has been developing autism friendly/relaxed performances in the UK but most notably in London’s West End, shows such as Disney’s The Lion King, Wicked, Matilda, War Horse and Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night Time. She has also worked with many regional and smaller theatres […]

Sports Venues

Sporting arenas are very noisy environments for someone with sensory issues but a lot of people with autism really enjoy and follow sport. For some it is their obsessional topic which they are very knowledgeable about. There are a variety of ways in which you can look at your venue and what you offer to […]

Training and Consultancy

People with autism and their families feel that there is a need for more people to have some understanding of autism not just being aware of it’s existence. They often feel judged especially when there is a sudden change in behaviour. There are reasons why behaviours occur and why an autistic person acts the way […]