I'm sure you can relate when I say it is SO IMPORTANT that our children participate in activities where they can enjoy being themselves!  In addition, it is also important for parents and caregivers to feel comfortable during such activities knowing they are in a supportive environment.  Below you will find some AMAZING sensory-friendly activities and resources that your family will be sure to enjoy!  Although this website is focused on NJ special needs resources, I included some activities in NY and PA as well and these "sensory experiences" are too good to miss out on if you are willing and able to travel!   

As you go through the list, you will find that some businesses offer accessibility accommodations only, whereas some offer actual events and activities.  You will also find that some offer a sensory-friendly event once or twice a year, so make sure to remain active in my FACEBOOK group as I will post these flyers when the events are scheduled.  For these particular venues, I posted the direct websites so you have easy access when the event is scheduled and their own website is updated!   

       

     

 

 

     

 

 

 

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Sensory-sensitive Sundays!

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Certified Autism Center!

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Special needs events and accessibility services!

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Six Flags Attraction Access Program and Annual Autism Day!

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Special Abilities Night!

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Special Needs Night!

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Accessibility at the Aquarium!

Sensory-friendly Films!

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Accessibility, language assistance, and the Autism Discovery Squad!  

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Early Morning Openings for children with Autism and their families!

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Sensory-friendly Everyday!

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Resources for visitors with developmental and learning disabilities and those on the Autism Spectrum!

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FREE admission tickets for those with disabilities!

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Access-ABILITY Programs available!

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Play Without Boundaries!

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Zimmerli Art Museum Offers New Tools for Visitors With Sensory-Related Disorders

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NJSO Autism Community Program!

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FREE autism-friendly interactive concerts!

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Access performances and services available!

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Accessibility programs, guided tours, and Passport to the Arts Program for special needs families!

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Accessibility services and sensory-friendly performances!

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Autism-friendly performances and theater activities!

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Special needs programs and wheelchair accessible facility!

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FREE Special Needs Aquatic Play (SNAP) and Family Sunday Swim! 

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Sensory-friendly performances!

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Accessibility programs, performances, and discount tickets!

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Accessibility programs, performances, grants, and more!

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Sensory-friendly performances!

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Vacations for those with disabilities and their families!

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Discounted tickets for those with disabilities!

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Sensory-friendly theater programs!

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Certified Autism Center!