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FC Barcelona to implement ‘Quieter hours’



FC Barcelona to implement 'Quieter hours’

On 25 April, a bunch of individuals with autism spectrum situation (ASC) and sensory variations from the organisation Aprenem Autisme went on the Barça Immersive Tour and visited the Spotify Camp Nou Barça Retailer with the intention to participate in a ‘Quieter hours’ check run earlier than it’s carried out for most of the people on Could 4.

The installations had been readied for the event after painstaking work involving a number of Membership departments, responding to the initiative from the FC Barcelona Museum and the Variety, Equality and Inclusivity Division.

The go to was led by FC Barcelona Variety, Equality and Inclusivity Division director Maite Laporta, FC Barcelona Museum director Jordi Penas, and retailer representatives. They had been joined by employees from Aprenem Autisme and members of the CLEAVAL validation staff (autism spectrum situation validators), plus different members of the identical organisation, with the intention of analyzing the areas developed for cognitive accessibility, whereas additionally having fun with the expertise that was designed to be extra relaxed and neurodivergent-minded.

The check run was additionally attended by the director of Aprenem Autisme, Susi Cordón, and Marta Romero, a specialist from the identical organisation, the director of Asperger Catalunya, Natàlia Radó, and Clàudia Torner from Apropa Cultura, the organisation with which the FC Barcelona Museum has had a collaboration settlement in place for 3 years.

‘Quieter hours’, dimmer lighting and fewer noise

Whereas the ‘Quieter hours’ initiative is in operation, each the Barça Immersive Tour and the Spotify Camp Nou Barça Retailer will dim the lights and scale back noise ranges, and there might be particular signage for individuals with sensory sensitivity who can benefit from the cups, trophies, gadgets, interactive video games, and finally, a museum and buying expertise in a neurodiversity-minded setting.

This initiative has each led to a everlasting ‘Quieter hours’ interval within the Museum and a retailer check that’s now right here to remain and can step by step be rolled out in each Barça Retailer.

The Museum guides, gate and ticket workplace employees, and retailer employees are all a part of this adaptation, as they’ve acquired coaching on cognitive accessibility and autism, plus pointers about the right way to attend to individuals’s wants and handle the variety amongst guests to FC Barcelona’s amenities.

Expertise obtainable from 3pm to 5pm on Saturdays

‘Quieter hours’ is about to be carried out on Could 4 and each Saturday thereafter from 3pm to 5pm, each throughout the Barça Immersive Tour and contained in the Spotify Camp Nou Barça Retailer. Matchdays for the lads’s first staff are the one exception, as one of the best circumstances can’t be assured. The Membership will later inform in regards to the plan to broaden to the opposite shops and the brand new Barça museum.

About Apropa Cultura

Apropa Cultura – with whom FC Barcelona has a collaboration settlement – is an inclusive community of cultural promoters, theatres, auditoriums, festivals and museums that works with social organisations to make tradition accessible to individuals who discover attending cultural actions tough, whether or not because of private or well being circumstances.

About Aprenem Austisme

Aprenem Autisme each accompany and help individuals with autism and their households, and work to defend their rights. This consists of selling consciousness actions amongst society and designing companies and tasks tailored to satisfy this group’s wants.


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