Kids with autism visit with 'Caring Santa'

December 13, 2017

Santa welcomes children of all ages and abilities! Autism Speaks is thrilled to have partnered with Cherry Hill Programs again this holiday season to provide sensory-friendly Santa Experiences for families across the country!

Families with children with autism and other special needs enjoyed the time-honored tradition of a visit with Santa, in a more subdued and calm environment. Watch the below video of a Caring Santa event at Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove, NY.


Read these family testimonials:

A little girl sitting on Santa's lap during a Caring Santa event in 2017

Caring Santa is the best! We started the day in tears & ended like this! Thank you!

- Lesley Bloese

A little girl hugging Santa during a Caring Santa event in 2017

What a huge difference our Santa experience was this year with Caring Santa. Thank you for making this possible!

 - Blane Davis