03/01/18

4–5pm

East Hampton Library

East Hampton

Young elementary

FREE

Children who are struggling with reading are invited to read to Tara, a certified therapy dog from Pet Partners. Pick your favorite book to read to...

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03/03/18

10:30am

New York Hall of Science

Corona

Young elementary

FREE

Explore how simple machines make our lives easier. Families work together to identify different types of simple machines and use force and motion t...

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03/03/18

11am

David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center

Upper West Side

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

Check out New York City Ballet Family Saturday: Behind the Scenes. Welcoming young people with disabilities and their familie...

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03/04/18

1pm

New Amsterdam Theatre

Midtown

All Ages

$55 and up

A sensory-friendly performance of Aladdin, the story of a poor boy who dreams of escaping his life on the streets. Even though he is...

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03/04/18

1:15pm-2:15pm

The Chai Center

Dix Hills

Teen, Adult

FREE

Teen of all abilities get together to hang out, socialize, and do some crafts. Special needs participants will be partnered with teen volunteers to...

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03/04/18

1-3pm

Art League of Long Island

Dix Hills

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$35

This series will provide each participant and his/her special loved one a precious opportunity to bond together while creating something beautiful....

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03/04/18

10:30am

Metropolitan Opera House

Upper West Side

Teen, Adult

FREE

Designed for teens and young adults with disabilities and their families, this tour explores the Metropolitan Opera, behind the scenes. This progra...

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03/11/18

1pm

Cinema Arts Centre

Huntington

Tween, Teen, Adult

$16

David is an upper-class charmer struggling to hide his high-functioning autism. Forced to attend a support group for people on the autism spectrum,...

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03/11/18

3:30pm

Cinema Arts Centre

Huntington

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$16

At a unique after-school dance-program in Queens, exceptional kids with a variety of physical and developmental challenges pair with teenage volunt...

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03/12/18

10:30am-12pm or 7-9pm

PTS Coaching/Allied Physicians Group

Melville

Adult

$65; $80 per couple

Your children don’t mean to frustrate you. Learn how ADHD & Executive Function Challenges impact learning and behavior.  This l...

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03/17/18

6pm

Dix Hills United Methodist Church

Dix Hills

All Ages

FREE

Dix Hills United Methodist Church is hosting a special praise and and worship service, specifically designed for people with special needs and thei...

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03/18/18

1:15-2:30pm

Strike 10 Lanes

Deer Park

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$10 includes two games of bowling, shoes, and a snack

Learn socialization and increase your bowling skills. Must be registered at nyfriendship.com. Special needs parents please register under families....

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03/24/18

2pm

BAM Fisher, Fishman Space

Fort Greene

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$16

In this physical comedy about the transformative power of friendship, an adventure unfolds from the moment clowning virtuoso Jamie Adkins falls ons...

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March 15, 2018 - March 17, 2018

Thursday-Friday, 11am and 1pm; Saturday, 1pm and 3pm

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts

Brookville

Young elementary, Tween

$15

Red Kite Treasure Adventure is an interactive theatrical experience with live music and sensory moments created specifically for youn...

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March 10, 2018 - March 17, 2018

Saturdays, 9:30am

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Upper West Side

Young elementary, Tween

FREE

This drama-based workshop for children with disabilities and their families explores this exhibition celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s life. Th...

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March 11, 2018 - March 25, 2018

Sundays, 11-11:45am

Brooklyn Children's Museum

Crown Heights

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween

$11; free for children younger than 1

Explore the senses! SUNY Downstate Occupational Therapy students Aniqa Nasir and Yaelle Nusbaum will lead sensory activities to promote self-regula...

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March 11, 2018 - March 25, 2018

Every other Sunday, 1:15-2:30pm

The Chai Center

Dix Hills

All Ages

$18

Learn soccer skills, socialization, and form friendships. Special needs parents register under families. Volunteers register under Volunteers....

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March 05, 2018 - March 26, 2018

Mondays, 5:45-6:30pm

The Chai Center

Dix Hills

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$15

This class is for all abilities taught by a special educator. Special needs participants will be partnered with teen volunteers to assist...

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January 09, 2018 - February 27, 2018

Tuesdays, 2pm

Theresa Academy of Performing Arts

Lido Beach

Baby, Pre-school & younger

$20

Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child's age. Go home each week...

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January 01, 2018 - February 26, 2018

Mondays, 6-8pm

Bounce Trampoline Sports

Syosset

All Ages

$12

Autism Speaks. We have staff members with experience working with special needs children and adults that have received sensitivity training from th...

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November 04, 2017 - February 24, 2018

Saturday, 9:30-10:30am

Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria

All Ages

$5; free for children younger than 3

Exclusive Museum access for families on the autism spectrum every first Saturday of the month. This early access hour, before the Museum is open to...

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June 02, 2016 - December 31, 2018

Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 2-4:45pm

Brooklyn Children's Museum

Crown Heights

All Ages

$9, $1 for children 1 and younger

In this inclusive space, children of all abilities can explore their senses. The Sensory Room is a welcoming environment for children with Autism S...

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January 13, 2018 - September 01, 2018

Saturdays, 9-10am

American Museum of Natural History

Upper West Side

Young elementary, Tween, Teen

FREE

Families with members on the autism spectrum can attend a 40-minute tour led by specially trained guides, then spend some time exploring the Discov...

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December 15, 2017 - September 03, 2018

Sunday-Friday, 10am-6pm; Saturdays, 10am-9pm

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Upper East Side

Young elementary, Tween

$18; $12 seniors; $9 students; free for children younger than 18

This powerful new exhibit displays products, projects, and services developed by and with people with disabilities—physical, cognitive, ...

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September 13, 2017 - June 14, 2018

Wednesday-Thursday, 4pm and 5pm

Theresa Academy of Performing Arts

Lido Beach

All Ages

$20

The Theresa Academy of Performing Arts, a beautifully unique program for children and young adults with special needs, announces its fall lineup of...

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