In partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital, U.S. Bank Arena is now proud to offer Sensory Safety Kits for all U.S. Bank Arena events including this Saturday's Cincinnati Cyclones Sensory Friendly Night. The Sensory Safety Kits are available to support individuals with sensory sensitivities and their families while attending events at U.S. Bank Arena.
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Kits will be available at Guest Relations located behind section 201 in the arena outer-concourse. Guests will need to leave a photo ID as collateral when checking out a complimentary kit. Kits will be available on a first-come,
"U.S. Bank Arena and the Cincinnati Cyclones are the first venue and sports team in Cincinnati to take the initiative to ensure that athletic events such as hockey games are accessible to everyone including individuals with developmental disabilities and their families," said Jen Smith, director of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. "Our kids and families want and deserve the same opportunities to enjoy sports and other community events. We at Cincinnati Children’s are excited to be partnering as the disability experts with the Cyclones and U.S. Bank Arena as they strive to support our families out in the community."
Each kit includes an assortment of comfort-based items including:
The kits are designed and fulfilled by Life Is Washable, Inc, a 501C3 non-profit organization specializing in providing family engagement workshops, adaptive sports, and sensory safety kits.
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