Activities for Brooklyn Families with Children with Special Needs in March

Activities for Brooklyn Families with Children with Special Needs in March

We've gathered the best family-friendly events for children with special needs in Brooklyn this March.

TDF Autism Friendly Performances: 'Aladdin'
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 4, 1pm
WHERE: New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd St., Midtown, NY
WHAT: A sensory-friendly performance of Aladdin, the story of a poor boy who dreams of escaping his life on the streets. This show is performed in a welcoming, supportive environment for individuals on the autism spectrum, and for people with sensory and communication disorders or other learning disabilities.
WANT TO GO? $55 and up. 212-912-9770.

Hands on As We Grow
WHEN: Mar. 11 - 25, Sundays, 11-11:45am
WHERE: Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Hands on As We Grow provides children with opportunities to become aware of their bodies and senses. Sensory-based activities can allow children to build self-awareness, attention skills, improve behavior, and increase social interaction and participation in daily activities.
WANT TO GO? $11; free for children younger than 1. 718-224-5863.

'A Fool's Errand' Relaxed Performance
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 24, 2pm
WHERE: BAM Fisher, Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Place, Fort Greene, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: In this physical comedy about the transformative power of friendship, an adventure unfolds from the moment clowning virtuoso Jamie Adkins falls onstage. Modifications to this show include elimination of blackouts and sudden theatrical cues; maintaining moderate house lighting through the performance; lowering the overall volume of sound elements; allowing for audience vocalization and movement; and allowing for patron exits and entrances whenever needed.
WANT TO GO? $16. 718-636-4100.

Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.