Accessibility - Guests on the Autism Spectrum

Guests on the autism spectrum or with sensory difficulties

ODEON is aware that going to a standard performance of a film can be a challenge for guests on the autism spectrum or with sensory or learning disabilities.

As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility and to promote greater social inclusion, ODEON is delighted to host specially adapted Autism Friendly Screenings of new releases one Sunday each month at 11:30am. ODEON were the first cinema chain to partner with Dimensions (a not for profit organisation providing support services for people with learning disabilities) to offer nationwide Autism Friendly Screenings and we now have over 90 ODEON cinemas through-out the UK and Ireland participating every month.

The special performances have subtle changes to the cinema environment which mean that people who have sensory difficulties have a more positive experience than they would in a traditional cinema setting. Changes include:
• The lights being kept on at a low level
• Lower than usual sound levels
• No trailers or advertisements - just the film
• Allowance for increased levels of movement and noise

Our hope is that, as guests with sensory difficulties become more familiar with the cinema environment, at some point they will feel comfortable with attending standard screenings.

You can find out the details of the screenings at your local cinema simply select the “Autism Friendly Screenings” filter when viewing the performances at your cinema. If no performances are displayed, there may not be any Autism Friendly screenings that week – in that case you can contact our “Disability and Accessibility Helpline” who will be able to advise you further or ask in cinema.


Disability & Accessibility Helpline

Our agents are available to help Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pm and Sunday between 10am and 5pm.

Phone: 00800 4582 4582

Alternatively you can send us a message via our Contact Us form.


Autism Friendly Screenings

Sunday Morning Shows - 11:30

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The Point

Monday Evening Shows - 18:00

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Along with our regular line up of Sunday morning autism friendly screenings we are now pleased to announce we are trialing a series of Monday evening shows for a more mature audience at Blanchardstown only.



Storks (select cinemas) - Friday 28th October

Tickets on sale from 5pm Tuesday 25th October.

Trolls - Sunday 30th October

Tickets on sale from 5pm Tuesday 25th October.

Inferno - Monday 31st October

Tickets on sale from 5pm Tuesday 25th October.


Fantastic Beast And Where To Find Them - Sunday 27th November

Tickets on sale from 5pm Tuesday 22nd November.

Doctor Strange - Monday 28th November

Tickets on sale from 5pm Tuesday 22nd November.

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Free passes restricted - Find out more
This is an Audio Described Performance: This performance is Audio Described for the visually impaired via headphones available from the Box Office.
This is a Subtitled Performance: Displays subtitles on screen to benefit guests who may be hard of hearing.
Important - this performance is in the early hours of the date shown. E.g Tues 00:15 would be first showing, early hours of Tuesday morning/late night Monday. Find out more
Note - Please note this is an early morning AM performance for the date listed, not an afternoon/evening PM performance. Find out more