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Throughout the Con, staffers will guide autistic attendees on which panels are sensory friendly and ensure they have a safe space to enjoy the Con. Indeed, of the two dance events, the day dance is sensory friendly, with soft lighting, less intense music, and no bass.
The money the Con raises will be channeled back into the autism support community.
“I want to help people who aren’t getting paid (to support the autistic),” Filipkowski said. “People who are building centers and holding free expos, like the one they do in Sharonville, where autistic people can learn what options they have and who’s out there to help them.”
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WANT TO GO?
What: The Animatic Con
When: March 16-18
Where: Quality Hotel Cincinnati Blue Ash, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash
Cost: $10-$15 (single day), $30 (three-day pass)
More Info: www.animaticcon.com