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Purim is a festive time of year, and while most children eagerly anticipate the dress up, parties, and carnivals, for children who are hypersensitive to sounds, sights, or crowds, Purim can be a challenging day. When hearing the story of Purim read aloud, it is customary to make noise in order to drown out the name of Haman, the villain of the tale. This can be overwhelming and alarming to a child who is hyper-sensitive to loud or unexpected sounds, or has auditory defensiven