Assemblyman David DiPietro to Host Free Red Carpet Movie Screening of “Ferdinand” for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Light And Sound Sensitivities

***Media Advisory***For Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018
September 5, 2018

Assemblyman David DiPietro (R,C,I–East Aurora), in partnership with the DDAWNY- Developmental Disability Alliance of Western New York, and The Spotlight Theater, will host a red carpet-themed screening of “Ferdinand” for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and their families. The free event will be held at The Spotlight Theater in Warsaw on Saturday, Sept. 8 and will begin at 9:30 a.m. Prior to the event, attendees will have the opportunity to walk the red carpet and have their picture taken like a Hollywood celebrity. The screening of the film will feature several autism-friendly amenities, including lower volume, house lights on at half capacity and a judgment-free venue.

Seats are still available for this free event, however space is limited and RSVPs are required. Those interested in attending are encouraged to email DiPietroD@nyassembly.gov or call (716) 655-0951 to reserve their seat.

WHO:

Assemblyman David DiPietro (R,C,I-East Aurora)
Members of the Community

WHAT:

Free Red Carpet Screening of "Ferdinand" for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

WHERE:

Spotlight Theater of Warsaw
23 S Main St.
Warsaw, NY 14569

WHEN:

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018
Media Availability; 9:15 a.m. Event Begins; 9:30 a.m. Movie; 10 a.m.

CONTACT:

Assemblyman DiPietro's District Office (716) 655-0951

**MEDIA WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND**