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 September-May except November and December, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Explore designated galleries with learning centers or enjoy the galleries at your leisure. Free; no registration required.

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

Managing Anxiety: Helping Kids with DD Succeed: March 8, 2023
This course is designed for caregivers of children with developmental disabilities, particularly those with symptoms of anxiety. 5-7 p.m. Registration required. $10 per family. DDBP Outreach presented by Cincinnati Children's and UC.
Executive Functioning and Organization Skills for Individuals with DD: February 13, 2023
Understand how “executive functioning” skills play a role in every day decision-making and problem-solving. Learn strategies to help to support your child’s strengths and challenges when it comes to organization, time management, and memory. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Registration required. $10. DDBP Outreach presented by Cincinnati Children's and UC.
Autismo 101: 17 de Enero de 2023
Esta es una presentación grabada impartida por la Dra. Paola Amaya de López. Está dirigida a cuidadores y educadores de niños con Autismo. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Se requiere registro. $5. La lista para registrarse estará disponible desde el 4/01/2022 a las 8 a.m. DDBP Outreach presentado por Cincinnati Children's y UC.
Toilet Training 101: Introduction to Toileting Readiness: January 10, 2023
Coaching caregivers on how to toilet train their child at home. 5-6:30 p.m. Registration required. $10 per family. DDBP Outreach presented by Cincinnati Children's and UC.