June 2017
  • Science Scouts: My Home, My Habitat

    Jun 24, 2017 10:30am — 12:00pm

    My Home, My Habitat—- Saturday, June 24—10:30 am – noon Home is where the heart is! Explore various animal homes and learn about habitats, the plants and animals within them, and how they are all connected. Join us for hands-on science experiments and sensory-rich projects in workshops specially designed for children, ages 5–7, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Science Scouts workshops include a small teacher-to-student ratio as students practice focusing/concentration, social cognition, collaboration/teamwork, listening/comprehension skills and…

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  • July 2017
  • Science Scouts: Building Blocks

    Jul 1, 2017 10:00am — 12:00pm

    Building Blocks— Saturday, July 1—10:30 am – noon Young designers will explore the possibilities in planning, design and construction. Learn about different materials needed to construct buildings, and use everyday materials to make the tallest and sturdiest tower. Join us for hands-on science experiments and sensory-rich projects in workshops specially designed for children, ages 5–7, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Science Scouts workshops include a small teacher-to-student ratio as students practice focusing/concentration, social cognition, collaboration/teamwork, listening/comprehension…

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  • Discoveries: Bamboo (Ages 5-17)

    Jul 16, 2017 11:00am — 12:30pm
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities, Visitors with Learning Disabilities

    For kids and adults with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum These workshops welcome children and adults with a range of developmental and learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum, together with family and friends. All can enjoy these multisensory workshops that include tactile opportunities and art-making activities. Explore a different theme in each session. Download the brochure (PDF). These programs are free, but advance reservations are required. For more information, or to make a reservation, please…

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  • Discoveries: Bamboo (Ages 18+)

    Jul 16, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities, Visitors with Learning Disabilities

    For adults with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum These workshops welcome children and adults with a range of developmental and learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum, together with family and friends. All can enjoy these multisensory workshops that include tactile opportunities and art-making activities. Explore a different theme in each session. Download the brochure (PDF). These programs are free, but advance reservations are required. For more information, or to make a reservation, please call 212-650-2010…

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  • Friendly Hours

    Jul 21, 2017 8:00am — 5:00pm
    Long Island Children’s Museum
    11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted, Visitors Who Are Deaf, Visitors who use American Sign Language Programs, Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities, Visitors with Hearing Loss, Visitors with Learning Disabilities, Visitors with Memory Loss, Visitors with Mobility Impairments

    July 21st – 6pm-8pm Friendly Hours allow families of children with special needs to experience the Children’s Museum at a time when there are fewer visitors. By limiting attendance and reducing sound and lighting levels, a supportive environment is created to allow guests to fully enjoy the Museum’s exhibits. Free museum admission for all family members is provided during these hours; pre-registration is required. Register at www.licm.org/licm4all.

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  • August 2017
  • Family Fun: For Families with Kids on the Autism Spectrum

    Aug 5, 2017 9:30am — 11:00am
    Whitney Museum of American Art
    99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities

    Location: Floor Eight The Whitney invites families with kids on the autism spectrum to join us for a sensory-friendly guided gallery tour of Calder: Hypermobility offered before the Museum opens to the general public. Families will then create their own works of art in a hands-on studio activity. If you have any questions, please email us at Accessfeedback@whitney.org or call us at 212-671-1823. Free for all participants. Siblings are welcome. Advance registration is required.

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  • Discoveries: Ride The Wave (Ages 18+)

    Aug 6, 2017 11:00am — 12:30pm
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities, Visitors with Learning Disabilities

    For adults with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum These workshops welcome children and adults with a range of developmental and learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum, together with family and friends. All can enjoy these multisensory workshops that include tactile opportunities and art-making activities. Explore a different theme in each session. Download the brochure (PDF). These programs are free, but advance reservations are required. For more information, or to make a reservation, please call 212-650-2010…

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  • Discoveries: Ride The Wave (Ages 5-17)

    Aug 6, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm
    The Metropolitan Museum
    1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities, Visitors with Learning Disabilities

    For kids with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum These workshops welcome children and adults with a range of developmental and learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum, together with family and friends. All can enjoy these multisensory workshops that include tactile opportunities and art-making activities. Explore a different theme in each session. Download the brochure (PDF). These programs are free, but advance reservations are required. For more information, or to make a reservation, please call 212-650-2010…

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