Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in January

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in January

We've gathered the best family-friendly events for children with special needs in New York City in January.

Turning 5: Your Kindergarten Guide w/INCLUDEnyc FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 10:15am
WHERE: Chatham Square Library, 33 E. Broadway, Chinatown, NY
AGES: Adult
WHAT: Navigate the important transition to kindergarten for your child with special needs.
WANT TO GO? 212-964-6598. nypl.org.

Friday Night Fun for Kids with Disabilities & Special Needs FREE
WHEN: Friday, Jan. 11, 4pm
WHERE: Chatham Square Library, 33 E. Broadway, Chinatown, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: A special "after-hours" evening of fun for kids with disabilities and special needs and their parents, caregivers, and families.
WANT TO GO? 212-964-6598. nypl.org.

Stripes Media Lab for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 12, 9:30-10:45am
WHERE: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., Manhattan, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: This class uses art and technology to build peer-to-peer relationships and digital storytelling skills.
WANT TO GO? 212-274-0986. cmany.org.

Inclusive stART for Children with a Physical Disability FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 13, 9:30-10:45am
WHERE: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., Manhattan, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: This family class provides multisensory experiences to encourage exploration.
WANT TO GO? 212-274-0986. cmany.org.

'Emily Brown:' Autism-Friendly
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 26, 3pm
WHERE: New Victory Theater, 209 W. 42nd St., New York City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: In order to make the show more accessible to individuals on the autism spectrum and their families, the sound, lighting, and atmosphere will be adapted for Emily Brown and The Thing.
WANT TO GO? $25. 646-223-3010. newvictory.org.

Stripes stART for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 26, 9:30-10:45 am
WHERE: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., Manhattan, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: By exploring different art mediums, this class focuses on sensory experiences while building motor skills, self-regulated independence, and social skills.
WANT TO GO? 212-274-0986. cmany.org.

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