Community Events

Check this page often for community events and fun that may interest you and your student. Confirm details with event organizers.


Recurring Events

Please check Recurring Events links for updated information before you go. Scroll down for Unique & Timely Events

Parent/Caregiver Support Group: Tuesdays, online
Open to all parents and caregivers of someone any age with autism, new online support group provides an ongoing avenue of resources, support, ideas, and encouragement where it’s needed most, at home. Presented by Autism Society Greater Cincinnati. Online via Zoom or by phone.

Autism Support Group for Black and Brown Families: Wednesdays, online
New support group via Zoom co-hosted by Autism and WE and Autism Society Greater Cincinnati, 7:30 – 9 p.m. View flyer.

Grupo de Apoyo Para Padres y Cuidadores: Miércoles, en línea
¿Buscas apoyo, conversación y creación de conexiones? ¿Quieres hablar con otros padres que han logrado superar obstáculos? Únase a otros padres/cuidadores para hablar sobre las alegrías y los desafíos de criar a un niño con autismo. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Teen Time Hangout: Fridays, online
Teen Time Hangouts are designed to give teens with autism opportunities to interact with peers, play games, practice social skills, build friendships, and have FUN, while maintaining social distancing rules. Open to teens 13-17 years old. Register to receive Zoom link and passcode. 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Crafting Club: Third Saturday of the month
Online club for teen girls who enjoy arts and crafts and/or want to connect with other girls on the autism spectrum who have similar interests. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Contact Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati for registration information.

Sensory Friendly Films at AMC Theatres: 2nd and 4th Saturday (family friendly); Wednesdays (mature audiences)
AMC partners with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Check local listings for show times.

Sensory Friendly Films at Regal Theatres: Selected Saturdays and Tuesdays
My Way Matinee movies play with lights turned up and volume turned down and guests are free to express themselves by singing, crying, dancing, walking around, talking or shouting.

Cincinnati Art Museum Autism Sensory Saturday: Fourth Saturday of the month, Sept-May except November and December
Cincinnati Art Museum hosts a socially distanced Sensory Saturday the fourth Saturday of the month, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Explore designated galleries with learning centers or enjoy the galleries at your leisure.

Autism and WE: Fourth Saturday of the Month
Meeting the fourth Saturday of every month, Autism and WE is a collaborative of African-American parents, clinicians, caregivers and educators with a common goal to support, educate and advocate for a unique segment of the population that is often underrepresented.

Kids Exploring Fun: Saturdays, online
A one-hour online autism youth program to encourage engagement, creativity, socialization, and of course, FUN! 9 to 10 a.m. Register each week to receive the Zoom link and passcode.

 

Unique & Timely Events

OCALICON: November 15-18, 2022
OCALICON is the nation's premier autism and disabilities conference; conference is held online. Join thousands of people from around the world who come together to learn, network, and share research, best practices, and resources to support the life-long needs of individuals with disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder and sensory and low-incidence disabilities
Sensory Friendly Mornings at the Contemporary Arts Center Halloween Treat: October 29, 2022
9-10 a.m. Museum is made extra welcoming to more sensitive guests. Families may choose from a variety of activities and do them at whatever time they feel most comfortable. These special events recur but on various Saturdays; check the CAC calendar.
Autism Speaks Walk, Cincinnati: October 1, 2022
Join with others from the Cincinnati region for the annual Autism Speaks Walk at the University of Cincinnati. Show your support for families and individuals with autism in our community. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. Join the Linden Grove School Team!