09/22/18

3:30-4:30pm

Rye Nature Center

Rye

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

FREE

Children with special needs are invited to bring a family member or caregiver with them to the Nature Center to enjoy animal programs, hikes, and o...

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09/22/18

9-10:30am

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Upper East Side

All Ages

FREE

Morning at the Museum is a Smithsonian program that provides access to a museum for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities ...

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09/22/18

9-11am

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Crown Heights

All Ages

FREE

Brooklyn Botanic Garden invites you to make a special morning visit to the ...

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09/23/18

1-3pm

Art League of Long Island

Dix Hills

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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09/30/18

1pm

The Minskoff Theatre

Midtown

All Ages

$25.50 and up

Take in a sensory-friendly performance of The Lion King. This show is performed in a welcoming, supportive environment for individuals on the ...

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09/30/18

2pm

Waterfront Museum

Red Hook

All Ages

$5-$20

In celebration of Deaf Awareness Week, the Waterfront Museum invites you to a screening of the PBS Documentary, Deaf Jam followed by an interactive...

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10/01/18

Saturday-Sunday, 1-4pm

Staten Island Children's Museum

Staten Island

All Ages

$8

Judith Scott was an American fiber sculptor born with Down Syndrome. Create fiber sculptures and honor her legacy.


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10/01/18

10:30am-12:30pm

PTS Coaching

Melville

Adult

$55; $70 couple

Why is it so hard for your child to stay organized and motivated? Join this 2-hour workshop to learn to reduce the stress and help your child ...

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10/06/18

9:30am

Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria

All Ages

$5; free for children younger than 3

Exclusive Museum access for families on the autism spectrum. This early access hour, before the Museum is open to the general public, will allow vi...

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10/06/18

11am

Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$15 adults; $11 students and seniors; $7 youth ages 3–17

Dir. James Bobin. 2014, 107 mins. DCP.  With Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell. The criminal mastermind Constantine, a Kermit the Frog look-...

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10/06/18

2pm  

Cinema Arts Centre

Huntington

All Ages

$40; $20 children younger than 18

This special Krishna Das Concert is a fundraiser to support Orkestai Farm and Elija Farm. Both farms work with young people on the spectrum, f...

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10/06/18

5:30–10pm

Saddle Rock Ranch

Middle Island

Adult

$50

Enjoy cocktails and a country buffet.  Proceeds benefit  the community therapeutic riding and Veterans’ programs.


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10/07/18

12:15pm

Syosset Public Library

Syosset

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

FREE

This sensory-friendly show is a “turtle-riffic” musical experience that is designed to engage with children through songs, comedy, move...

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10/08/18

11am-4:30pm

Staten Island Children's Museum

Staten Island

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary

FREE

The Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) puzzle piece has come to represent those affected by the condition. Create your own puzzle to support Autism Awa...

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10/08/18

9am-12pm

Staten Island Zoo

Staten Island

All Ages

$6

The Staten Island Zoo is once again proud to be going blue in partnership with Autism Speaks, providing a friendly, judgment-free environment for f...

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10/13/18

12-1pm

Staten Island Children's Museum

Staten Island

All Ages

$8

Learn about braille, create braille nametags, and investigate Daltonism, or color blindness, through a series of activities. 


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10/15/18

7-9pm

PTS Coaching

Melville

Adult

$55

In this live webinar, learn why is it so hard for your child to stay organized and motivated? Join this 2-hour workshop to learn to reduce the...

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10/20/18

9am-12pm

Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium

Centerport

All Ages

FREE

Free event for children with special needs and their families. Activities include a sensory garden, specimens to examine and planetarium show....

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10/21/18

3:30–4:15pm

The Chai Center

Dix Hills

Teen, Adult

FREE

A time for teens to get together, hang out, do some crafts, and make friends. You must be registered with the Friendship Circle to be considered fo...

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October 09, 2018 - November 13, 2018

Tuesdays, 5:30–6:30pm

The Chai Center

Dix Hills

Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

 Introduction to computer coding. This class is very popular and limited space is available. You must be able to commit to the full 6 week cou...

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October 03, 2018 - November 14, 2018

Wednesdays, 5–5:45pm

The Chai Center

Dix Hills

Young elementary, Teen, Adult

FREE

Learn the latest Hip Hop steps, get some exercise, and have fun while making friends. You must be registered with the Friendship Circle to be consi...

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October 15, 2018 - November 26, 2018

Mondays, 5pm–5:45pm

The Chai Center

Dix Hills

Young elementary, Tween, Teen

$75

Music can impact social and cognitive development. Learn how it can help you regulate your system and keep you calm.  You must be registered w...

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June 03, 2018 - October 07, 2018

9-11am

Chuck E. Cheese's

Hempstead

All Ages

Cost varies

Chuck E. Cheese's is open 2 hours early on the first Sunday of each month, specifically for children with autism and other special needs. ...

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June 02, 2016 - December 31, 2018

Thursday and Saturday-Sunday, 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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