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Sensitive Santa Visits Children with Autism

Posted on: November 11th, 2016

North Bay

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca, in partnership with Northgate Shopping Centre and Autism Ontario North East Chapter hosted two successful weekends of “Sensitive Santa” this holiday season. Sensitive Santa provides children and youth with Autism the opportunity to have a photo and visit with Santa in a sensory friendly environment.

Read news coverage of Sensitive Santa:


In Muskoka, Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca in partnership with Autism Ontario North East Chapter hosted Sesnsitive Santa at the Hands office. Families took part in a special visit with Santa in an environment where measures were taken to reduce sensory overload.

View CTV Barrie’s coverage of the event.

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