Wicked Local Saugus: St. John's service in Saugus aimed toward autistic kids

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Loud music and bright colors can make church an uncomfortable place for autistic children—a reality that led St. John’s Church to offer a sensory-friendly service tailored for kids on the autism spectrum and their families.  Geared toward kids three years old and up, the program aims to create a worship experience that is welcoming to children on the autism spectrum.  As the father of a three-year-old son named Zack who is autistic, the Rev. Kevin Olds of St. John’s has a deep understanding of how important it is to increase awareness of autism.Click the link above to read the full story.