Michigan Walmart stores now offer daily sensory-friendly shopping hours.

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If you are unfamiliar with sensory-friendly shopping hours at Walmart, here is everything you need to know.

What is sensory-friendly shopping at Walmart?

Sensory-friendly shopping at Walmart means a much quieter shopping experience for guests.

There is no overhead radio playing, all televisions and electronic devices are silenced and feature a static image only.

The store lights are also dimmed during sensory-friendly shopping.

What hours does Walmart offer sensory-friendly shopping?

Guests can take advantage of sensory-friendly shopping seven days a week at Walmart stores not only in Michigan but nationwide.

  • Monday: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Who benefits from sensory-friendly shopping at Walmart?

All Walmart guests can benefit from sensory-friendly shopping, however, it is most beneficial for anyone with the following,

  • PTSD
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Sensory Processing Issues

Is there an end date for Walmart's sensory-friendly shopping hours?

According to AXIOS, there is no planned end date as of now.

Shout out to Walmart for offering year-round sensory-shopping hours. If you do plan on shopping during these hours, please do your best to be respectful and courteous to fellow guests.

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