November 21, 2017

Community Events

Check this page often for community events and fun that may interest you and your student. 

Animatic Con: March 16-18, 2018
Animation and cosplay (costume) convention that works to raise funds for families with ASD. An anxiety-friendly event.

Cincinnati Art Museum Autism Family Exploration: February 24, 2018
Before public hours, explore a different gallery each month through multi-sensory learning centers. Led by specially trained docents. Except December, explorations are scheduled the 4th Saturday of each month through May.

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Sensory Sunday: February 18, 2018
During special hours, the Museum will adjust lighting and sound, have trained volunteers and additional staff, and offer programs to appeal to families with children on the autism spectrum

Cincinnati Art Museum Autism Family Exploration: January 27, 2018
Before public hours, explore a different gallery each month through multi-sensory learning centers. Led by specially trained docents. Except December, explorations are scheduled the 4th Saturday of each month through May.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Sensory-Friendly Showing: December 26, 2017
Enjoy the next chapter in the Skywalker saga at AMC Theatres at Newport on the Levee.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Sensory-Friendly Showing: December 23, 2017
Enjoy the next chapter in the Skywalker saga at AMC Theatres at Newport on the Levee.

Cinderella Sensory-Friendly Performance: December 18, 2017
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati presents sensory-friendly performances for individuals with autism spectrum and other special needs.

Ferdinand Sensory-Friendly Showing: December 16, 2017
Ferdinand tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

Charting the/My Life Course: December 13, 2017
Parents can attend the session on “Charting the Life Course” while students ages 14 and up can attend “What’s my Life Course?” Part of the SALT and PEPA series supporting the transition from school to adult life.

Wonder Sensory-Friendly Showing: December 12, 2017
Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

Coco Sensory-Friendly Showing: December 9, 2017
Enjoy Pixar’s most recent creation Coco. Sensory-friendly showings are scheduled at the AMC Theatres at Newport on the Levee.

Toilet training for Children with ASD: December 7, 2017
The second of two sessions coaching family members through toilet training their child. (The first is November 30.) Note: You need to attend both classes to fully understand the training process.

Lazer Kraze Special Needs Night: December 7, 2017
Players with special needs can bring a friend or family member to play FREE laser tag or in the trampoline park with the purchase of their own paid admission. Available at Mason, Ohio, and Northern Kentucky locations.

Sensory Santa (West Chester): December 7, 2017
Children with sensory concerns of physical limitations have the opportunity to meet and have their picture taken with Santa in a friendly and sensory appropriate environment.

A Christmas Carol  Sensory-Friendly Performance: December 5, 2017
The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park brings the story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s time traveling journey in this sensory-friendly performance for individuals with autism and other special needs

Santa Cares (Eastgate Mall): December 3, 2017
A sensory-friendly opportunity for children with all spectrums of special needs to enjoy the time-honored tradition of the Santa photo experience with their family in a calming environment before public hours.

Clippard YMCA Autism Night: December 2, 2017
Enjoy swimming, crafts and snacks in a judgment-free zone.

Toilet training for Children with ASD: November 30, 2017
The first of two sessions coaching family members through toilet training their child. (The second is December 7.) Note: You need to attend both classes to fully understand the training process.

Justice League Sensory-Friendly Showing: November 28, 2017
Batman and Wonder Woman recruit a team to fight a new enemy. Enjoy a sensory-friendly showing at AMC Theatres at Newport on the Levee.

What the heck do I do next? November 28, 2017
A 2-hour session for families with children ages 2 – 14 who have just received a diagnosis of ASD or related disabilities.

Coco Sensory-Friendly Showings: November 25, 2017
Enjoy Pixar’s most recent creation. Sensory-friendly showings are scheduled at the AMC Theatres at Newport on the Levee and the Cobb Theatres of Liberty Center.

Cincinnati Art Museum Autism Family Exploration: November 25, 2017
Before public hours, explore a different gallery each month through multi-sensory learning centers. Led by specially trained docents. Except December, explorations are scheduled the 4th Saturday of each month through May.