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Kids on the autism spectrum enjoy a sensory-friendly craft, games and more.
Kids with special needs experience a sensory-friendly story full of rhythm and movement. Kids must be accompanied by a caregiver. Ages 3-10. Registration required.
Locals with disabilities are invited to enjoy an adaptive night of music, dancing and Halloween fun. 16-plus. Registration required.
People with autism can get up, talk and move during these movies. See Joker (R) on Oct. 8, Abominable (PG) on Oct. 12, Zombieland: Double Tap (R) on Oct. 22 and The Addams Family Halloween (PG) on Oct. 26.
These movie showings make going to the movies a more enjoyable and accessible experience for families, children and teens on the autism spectrum. On June 6, see Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Adults and teens with special needs and their caregivers are invited to enjoy an hour-long documentary in a stress-free environment with the lights up and the sound down. No registration needed.
People with autism can get up, talk and move during these movies. On Oct. 28, see My Little Pony: The Movie (PG). On Nov. 11, see Thor: Ragnarok. Call ahead for locations and times.
This program is offered for men and women who are 18 years or older who have moderate to severe Down Syndrome, autism or anxiety disorders. Register in advance.
Trained therapy dogs don’t judge or interrupt. That’s why they visit the library and sit with kids as they practice their reading skills.
This is a unique three-hour interactive social skills experience. Teens and adults who are on the autism spectrum are invited to meet with trained mentors at the center to make friends and build social and job skills through team building activities, art projects and field trips. Register in advance.
Sign up for a free mini-lesson or just come to play. Staff will be on hand to answer questions about the Aqua Learn to Swim programs, including lessons for kids with special needs.
This program is for boys in 1st-8th grade to engage in peer-to-peer support to create and build upon their friendship-making skills. Register in advance.