Sensory Aware Saturday

Sensory Aware Saturday is an opportunity for families of individuals on the autism spectrum to explore the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History in a safe, understanding environment. This event is free for those on the autism spectrum and their families.

THIS EXCLUSIVE EVENT WILL:
– Offer a comfortable, accepting atmosphere.
– Encourage parents to make connections with other families.
– Provide activities facilitated by therapists.


MODIFICATIONS:

– Doors will be closed to the general public.
– Light and sound levels will be adjusted.
– Stars Café will be closed. Bring your own snacks if needed.
– Attendance will be limited to 400 guests.

This event is free, but space is limited and registration is required. Please register here.

 


 

Upcoming Workshops

September 9, 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Coordination and Vision Problems in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presented by Dr. Haylie Miller, UNTHSC
This workshop will focus on balance, coordination, vision problems, and how
these issues can affect daily living in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).


September 23, 1 to 1:50 PM
Educational Accommodations for Kids with ASD
Presented by Dr. Demetria Ennis-Cole, UNT
Learn about accommodations you can request for your child's IEP, and learn
five strategies for working effectively with your child's IEP Team. In addition,
pointers will be shared to help you create a learning environment that promotes
student succeess. All audiences welcome - novice to intermediate.


September 23, 2:00 to 3:00 PM
Parents' Voices: Perspectives on Raising Kids with ASD
Presented by Dr. Demetria Ennis-Cole, UNT
You're not alone in your struggle to help your child with ASD. Knowing that will
empower you to make changes and move forward. Hear the voices of parents
and gain insight that will help you move your child forward.

These workshops are free, but space is limited and registration is required. Please register here.

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