Sensory friendly performances invite hundreds with autism to theater

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WJRT) - (12/5/2017) - Many go to the theater for the sights, sounds and the overall excitement.

But those are the exact reasons the Blatnik family avoids the experience.

This year, that's changing.

Mallory Pearson will introduce you to a new program at the Wharton Center in Lansing that is designed to help thousands with autism spectrum disorder cope with the sensory overload.