Community Events

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

School to Adult Life Transition Series, Butler County: November 14, 2018
School to Adult Life Transition Series (SALT) is a FREE monthly series developed to help students with special needs transition from school to adult life. Parents attend an information session while students (ages 13+) participate in fun interactive activities.
AMC Sensory Friendly Films: November 10, 2018
AMC offers sensory-friendly showings of family films the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. Theaters turn the lights up and the sound down, encouraging audience members to dance, walk, shout or sing!
Rockin’ Jump Special Needs Jump: November 6, 2018
Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park offers a sensory friendly jump the first Tuesday of every month. Individuals with special needs and their family members can jump and socialize in a comfortable, friendly environment.
School Age Playtime: November 3, 2018
A playtime program for school age children on the spectrum.  A variety of fun activities encourage children to play, socialize and build important skills in a structured environment. Parents stay on-site during the program, connecting with other parents for support and community building.  This month will focus on cooking and games!
Showcase Cinemas Sensory Sensitive Screenings: November 3, 2018
Showcase Cinemas, Springdale offers Sensory Sensitive Screenings the first Saturday of every month. Guests may dance, cheer, clap, sing or otherwise engage with the movie; guests may bring fidgets, small blankets, or other items that will allow them to feel more comfortable. November movie: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Cobb Theatres Sensory-Friendly Showings: November 3, 2018
Sensory Friendly showings provide families with varying abilities opportunity to enjoy a film in a safe and accepting environment. The auditorium will have lower sound levels and brighter lights for more comfort. Audiences are encouraged to interact with the movie without worrying about disturbing others, and dance and sing! Movie selection: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Lazer Kraze Special Needs Night: November 1, 2018
Lazer Kraze in Mason, Oh and Erlanger KY host a Special Needs Night the first Thursday of every month. Players with special needs may bring a friend or family member to play laser tag or in the trampoline park for FREE with the purchase of their own paid admission.
Transition Bootcamp Conference: November 1, 2018
This conference is for family, caregivers or professionals who wish to learn more about supporting a successful transition from school to adult life for youth with developmental disabilities. It will be at the Sharonville Convention Center from 8:15 am to 4:00 pm.
CAM Autism Family Exploration: October 27, 2018
Cincinnati Art Museum offers a monthly Autism Family Exploration event. Before public hours, explore a different gallery each month through multi-sensory learning centers. Then stop by the Rosenthal Education Center (REC) to participate in an all-ability art making activity.
Lynx Project: Autism Advocacy Project Performance: October 27, 2018
At the Cincinnati Art Museum, an informal performance of new vocal works based on the writings of Cincinnati-area youth who are primarily non-verbal and have autism. Also explore artwork paired to the young writer’s poetry.
Lynx Project: Autism Advocacy Project Performance: October 27, 2018
At Liberty Center, a performance of new vocal works based on the writings of Cincinnati-area youth who are primarily non-verbal and have autism. Also enjoy a post-concert reception and an opportunity to meet the musicians.
Families with ASD Halloween Party: October 27, 2018
Families with ASD has rented out a farm for an Autism & Special Needs Halloween Party with a corn maze, hayrides, bonfire, hot dogs, s'mores, and more! Each child with autism & special needs will received a free small pumpkin.
AMC Sensory Friendly Films: October 27, 2018
AMC offers sensory-friendly showings of family films the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. Theaters turn the lights up and the sound down, encouraging audience members to dance, walk, shout or sing! October movie:  Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
School to Adult Life Transition Series, Warren County: October 24, 2018
School to Adult Life Transition Series (SALT) is a FREE monthly series developed to help students with special needs transition from school to adult life. Parents attend an information session while students (ages 13+) participate in fun interactive activities.
Pump It Up Sensory Jump: October 22, 2018
Pump It Up in West Chester, Ohio, hosts a Sensory Jump for Special Needs kids, their siblings and families on the 4th Monday of every month.
Be a Champion for your Child at the IEP Table: October 22, 2018
Free, interactive hands-on workshop on how to best advocate for your child’s education. learn how to 1) use the tools of the IEP process in a more empowering way, 2) how to understand your child's progress in a way that enables you to understand its impact on their outcomes and 3) how to communicate with the IEP team more effectively.
NEW!! Cincinnati Cyclones Sensory Friendly Night October 20, 2018
The Cincinnati Cyclones are presenting a sensory friendly game on Saturday!  There will be decreased auditory and visual stimulation during the game (decreased volume, no horns, no strobe lights, etc.). Also, there will be a "chill zone" available if needed away from the crowd. The first 3000 fans will receive a Cyclones jigsaw puzzle!
Let’s Talk, An Autism Conversation: October 18, 2018
Join the Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati for a conversation about how to get the most out of your IEP, and considerations when deciding whether or not to use the Autism Scholarship. For further information, see this flyer.