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This Multi Sensory Room Facility Fundraiser is to help all ages who have been diagnosed with Autism and other Disabilities in Las Vegas, NV.

I am the mom of a beautiful 3 year old boy who has been diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). More and more people are becoming aware of Autism but, do not know all the facts or how to help. I live in Las Vegas, Nevada and there are no Multi Sensory Rooms here for infants, children and adults to come relax and learn. For those of you who are unfamiliar with what these do, I will give u an example. Autistic kids do what we call "stimming". They get over stimulated and repeatedly go through an action over and over again. My son for example will hand flap or head bang. The head banging used to be on hard tile/marble floors. As he has gotten older he has graduated from the floor to walls or people. In one of my multi sensory rooms I would place a punching bag so that if a child was "stimming" they could use the punching bag to relieve their anxieties while providing a much safer and softer alternative to a wall or person. This is just one example. Much of the equipment needed to develop this sort of facility can be very expensive. I just want a place for those who have no way to vent what's inside, to come too and know they are in a safe environment surrounded by loved ones and others like them.
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