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Sensory-Friendly Santa Stops from Autism Speaks

November 27th, 2018

Santa Claus with bag of presents

Free Santa Experiences welcome children of all ages and abilities!

Autism Speaks is once again partnering with Cherry Hill Programs this holiday season to provide free, sensory-friendly Santa Experiences for families across the country.

All families of children with autism and other special needs can enjoy a visit with Santa in a more subdued and calm environment.

Santa stops in Illinois begin Dec. 2 and are scheduled for communities including:

  • Aurora
  • Chicago Ridge
  • Fairview Heights
  • Gurnee
  • Joliet
  • Lincolnwood
  • Lombard
  • Orland Park
  • Peoria
  • Schaumburg
  • South Barrington
  • Springfield
  • Rockford
  • West Dundee

Go to the Autism Speaks website for the full list of Cherry Hill Programs Santa Photo Experiences in Illinois and to reserve your spot.

Sensory-friendly Santa events are free and keepsake photo packages will be available for purchase.

For more Santa visits and other Christmas-related events for children with special healthcare needs in Illinois, be sure to check our Events page.