On Sunday, April 23, Georgia Aquarium hosted Autism Awareness Day in partnership with Autism Speaks and the Marcus Autism Center. Families with children who are sensory-sensitive were invited to explore Georgia Aquarium before we opened at no cost. Guests enjoyed smaller crowds, lower lights and music, and special activities.

‚ÄčA reserved quiet zone area was available to families throughout the day in the Indian Ballroom if they needed to take a break and escape the hustle and bustle of the Aquarium galleries.

Georgia Aquarium has been proud participate in Autism Speaks® Light It Up Blue during the month of April. All month long exterior and interior of the building will be illuminated in blue in support of Autism Awareness Month.

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Photos: Georgia Aquarium/Addison Hill Photography