Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in November

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in November

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

Stripes stART for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
WHEN: Oct. 12 - Dec. 7, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23, 12/7, 9:30-10:45am
WHERE: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., Manhattan, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: This engaging and fun bimonthly class encourages children to explore different art mediums through sensory experiences, music, and movement activities. Children build motor skills and self-regulated independence and social skills while connecting with their siblings and caregivers. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1). 212-274-0986. cmany.org/.

Stripes Media Lab for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
WHEN: Oct. 12 - Dec. 14, 10/12, 11/9, and 12/14, 9:30-10:45am
WHERE: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., Manhattan, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: This free monthly class uses art and technology to build peer-to-peer relationships and digital storytelling skills. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1). 212-274-0986. cmany.org/.

Inclusive Sundays for Children with a Physical Disability
WHEN: Oct. 20 - Dec. 1, 10/20, 10/27, 11/17, and 12/1, 12:30-2:30pm
WHERE: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., Manhattan, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: This weekly drop-off course encourages young people to collaborate and get creative in both Fine Arts and Media Arts. Students are given the space to be independent from their parents, and activities are adapted to accommodate the specific abilities of each child. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1). 212-274-0986. cmany.org/.

Friday Night Fun for Kids with Disabilities and Special Needs & Their Parents and Caregivers FREE
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 1, 3:30-6:00pm
WHERE: Chatham Square Library, 33 E. Broadway, Chinatown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Play video games and board games, learn to play a ukelele, enjoy extra laptop time, munch on free snacks, program robots, create artwork, enjoy a sensory storytime, hang out with your friends and meet new ones!
WANT TO GO? 212-964-6598. nypl.org/locations/chatham-square.

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