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East Hampton Library
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...
New York Hall of Science
Explore how simple machines make our lives easier. Families work together to identify different types of simple machines and use force and motion t...
David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center
Upper West Side
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
Check out New York City Ballet Family Saturday: Behind the Scenes. Welcoming young people with disabilities and their familie...
New Amsterdam Theatre
$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...
The Chai Center
Teen of all abilities get together to hang out, socialize, and do some crafts. Special needs participants will be partnered with teen volunteers to...
Art League of Long Island
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
This series will provide each participant and his/her special loved one a precious opportunity to bond together while creating something beautiful....
Metropolitan Opera House
Designed for teens and young adults with disabilities and their families, this tour explores the Metropolitan Opera, behind the scenes. This progra...
Cinema Arts Centre
Tween, Teen, Adult
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,...
At a unique after-school dance-program in Queens, exceptional kids with a variety of physical and developmental challenges pair with teenage volunt...
10:30am-12pm or 7-9pm
PTS Coaching/Allied Physicians Group
$65; $80 per couple
Your children don’t mean to frustrate you. Learn how ADHD & Executive Function Challenges impact learning and behavior. This l...
Dix Hills United Methodist Church
Dix Hills United Methodist Church is hosting a special praise and and worship service, specifically designed for people with special needs and thei...
Strike 10 Lanes
$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....
BAM Fisher, Fishman Space
In this physical comedy about the transformative power of friendship, an adventure unfolds from the moment clowning virtuoso Jamie Adkins falls ons...
March 15, 2018 - March 17, 2018
Thursday-Friday, 11am and 1pm; Saturday, 1pm and 3pm
Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
Young elementary, Tween
Red Kite Treasure Adventure is an interactive theatrical experience with live music and sensory moments created specifically for youn...
March 10, 2018 - March 17, 2018
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
This drama-based workshop for children with disabilities and their families explores this exhibition celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s life. Th...
March 11, 2018 - March 25, 2018
Brooklyn Children's Museum
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...
Every other Sunday, 1:15-2:30pm
Learn soccer skills, socialization, and form friendships. Special needs parents register under families. Volunteers register under Volunteers....
March 05, 2018 - March 26, 2018
This class is for all abilities taught by a special educator. Special needs participants will be partnered with teen volunteers to assist...
January 09, 2018 - February 27, 2018
Theresa Academy of Performing Arts
Baby, Pre-school & younger
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...
January 01, 2018 - February 26, 2018
Bounce Trampoline Sports
Autism Speaks. We have staff members with experience working with special needs children and adults that have received sensitivity training from th...
November 04, 2017 - February 24, 2018
Museum of the Moving Image
$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...
June 02, 2016 - December 31, 2018
Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 2-4:45pm
$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...
January 13, 2018 - September 01, 2018
American Museum of Natural History
Young elementary, Tween, Teen
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...
December 15, 2017 - September 03, 2018
Sunday-Friday, 10am-6pm; Saturdays, 10am-9pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Upper East Side
$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, ...
September 13, 2017 - June 14, 2018
Wednesday-Thursday, 4pm and 5pm
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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