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Children with special needs can take part in Grace Upon Grace’s second annual egg hunt at Play-Place Autism & Special Needs Center. Event cost: $8-$12 Event time: Noon-4 p.m. March 10, 2024
Ages 12 and up can enjoy a one-hour class to learn how to paint. Advanced registration required. Event cost: $45-$54 Event time: 4-5 p.m. April 15, 2024
Join Illuminate ABA for a free day of sensory-friendly fun to celebrate the opening the new clinic location in Taylor. There will be sensory play, snacks, crafts, face painting and more. Event cost: Free Event time: Noon-2 p.m. Jan. 28, 2024
John Hendrickson, author of Life of Delay: Making Peace with a Stutter, will speak in conversation with stuttering researcher Dr. Soo-Eun Chang, director of the Speech Neurophysiology Lab at the University of Michigan. This event will explore profound insights into Hendrickson’s personal experiences with stuttering and will also look ahead...
Enjoy a three-day virtual autism conference by Metro Parent and Henry Ford Health featuring Kerry Magro, Henry Ford Health experts, Carrie Cariello and more. Event cost: $25 Event times: 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Nov. 6-8, 2023
This fall festival will feature games, arts and crafts, food, a balloon artist and more. All ages and all abilities are welcome. Event cost: Free Event time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 28, 2023
JARC is hosting a carnival specially designed for individuals with developmental disabilities and/or sensory issues complete with music, games, rides, games and food. The event is consciously created to ensure comfortability and accessibility for individuals with developmental disabilities and/or sensory issues accompanied by their families or caregivers and is...
Families with audience members in need of sensory-friendly accommodations can view Immersive Disney Animation during certain special times. These accommodations include reduced sound volume, reduced capacity, comfortable gallery lighting at all times with no blackouts, sensitivity warnings for potentially agitating content and quiet areas outside the gallery where visitors can take a break...
Choco Town, an inclusive sweet village that all-ages can immerse themselves in, will host a special sensory-friendly session designed to be less stimulating for visitors. The session will feature adjustments to the lights, sounds, smells and signage to make the experience more comfortable. Plus, the staff and actors will...
See a royal sensory-friendly performance, which features a sing-along and meet and greet your favorite characters. This performance will have low level lights and sound, designated quiet and calm spaces and more. Event cost: $15 Event time: 3 p.m. April 1, 2023
On the second Monday of each month, adult and teens with intellectual or developmental disabilities (along with their caregivers) can join the library for songs, interactive stories, art projects and sensory crafts. Event cost: Free Event time: 11 a.m.-noon March 13, 2023
Teens ages 14 and up with special needs can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an annual dance. Refreshments will be served. Registration required. Event cost: $20/resident, $24/non-resident Event time: 6-8 p.m. March 17, 2023