Sesame Place Opens Exclusively to Autism Speaks & Variety Club Families on April 26th for Autism Awareness

Sesame Place, the nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning television program, Sesame Street, opens exclusively to Autism Speaks and Variety Club children and their immediate families for Autism Awareness Month on April 26th, 2015. Registration opens on April 8th, 2015!

Special accommodations will be made to make sure all children, regardless of their disability, have an enriching experience. These accommodations include:

  • Designated quiet areas
  • Volume of public address system and music turned low
  • Characters are instructed not to initiate contact
  • Gluten-free, Casein-free foods
  • Staff training to familiarize the challenges those affected with autism face

There will also be a resource fair for parents to attend while the rest of the family plays.

For more information about the event and registering, visit the Variety Club’s website here or send an email to