ABC4 Utah: ‘Quiet Santa’ provides calm experience for kids with special needs on Christmas

OREM (ABC4 News) – For a lot of kids, going to see Santa is one of the most exciting parts of Christmas. But for kids with autism, or sensory issues, the experience can be scary.

For the Shields family, the experience of seeing Santa wasn’t always a happy one.

Parent Chantyl Shields says the lights, music, and crowds can be stressful for her kids, who both have sensory sensitivities. However, last year, that all changed because of an experience called ‘Quiet Santa.’

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