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Adult Recreation Group: Blanton Museum

When: October 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin TX 78712

The Blanton Museum of Art, located on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin, is the primary art collection for the city of Austin. Home to “Austin” by Ellsworth Kelly and more than 19,000 other works, the Blanton showcases art from across the ages, from ancient Greek pottery[…]

Sensory-Friendly Fall Fest Presented by Life Skills Autism Academy

When: October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Life Skills Autism Academy, 6500 Pinecrest Drive, Suite 700

Come join us for a sensory-friendly fall fest at Life Skills Autism Academy! Activities will include: Bounce house, allergy-safe trick or treating, pumpkin decorating, petting farm, face painting, and fall crafts! Free for the community.

Not-So-Scary Halloween Party with Pikachu!

When: October 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym – Austin, 7010 W Hwy 71, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78735

Guys and ghouls are invited to join us for some spooktacular games, themed crafts, light snacks, hugs from Pika, and some allergy friendly (include non food) goodies from our teal trick or treat bin! Watch as the gym transforms into a not-so-scary celebration! Please let us know if your child[…]

Spooktacular Autism Halloween Bash

When: October 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Behavioral Innovations – Kyle, 4221 Benner Rd, Bldg 2, Ste. 250, Kyle, Texas 78640

We understand that many kids with Autism may have a more difficult time coping with the changes that take place during the Halloween festivities. We want to create a safe, fun & friendly space for everyone to enjoy & learn more about our Behavioral Innovations Family! Please join us for[…]

Executive Functioning Skills: Self Determination and Organization

When: November 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Old Quarry Branch, Austin Public Library, 7051 Village Center Dr, Austin, Texas 78731

Join us for a panel discussion on executive functioning skills, geared towards helping autistic teens and adults. Parents/caregivers and individuals will hear tips and tricks from our panel, which includes Sal Silinonte, Autism Society Board Member & self-advocate; Natalie Hulsey, Bloom Consulting, Regional Director-Central/North Texas; and Amiee Kellogg, Special Ed.[…]

Story Time with Paw Patrol!

When: October 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Where: We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym – Austin, 7010 W Hwy 71, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78735

Join us for a story or two with sensory friendly Marshall from Paw Patrol! (Not so scary) Halloween costumes and Paw Patrol fan gear welcomed! No RSVP required, but PLEASE BE PROMPT as we will not be able to check families in during story time. Story time is included with[…]

October Friends and Family Happy hour

When: October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Lala's Little Nugget, 2207 Justin Lane, Austin, TX 78757

It’s time for happy hour. Join us at Lala’s in Rosewood for drinks and fun. Kitschy decorations cheer all year at this beloved Austin dive bar. BBQ food truck next door for eats with one veggie snack option. Street parking all over. Watch for tow zones please. 21 and up[…]

Teen and Adult Special Needs Halloween Dance Party

When: October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Bethany United Methodist Church, 10010 Anderson Mill Road, Austin, TX US 78750

Bethany UMC Fellowship Hall FREE for all those with special abilities Costumes optional NO RSVP required … just come! Everyone is Welcome Canned good donations welcome! Note: This event offers general supervision but is unable to provide close supervision to those who need it. Caregivers not staying at the dance[…]

Diversify Austin Job Fair

When: October 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: JJ Pickle Commons Conference Center, 10100 Burnet Rd Bldg. 137 Austin, Texas 78758

Celebrate National Disability Awareness Month and explore your opportunities! The University of Texas-Center for Disability Studies is hosting the 1st annual Diversify Austin Job & Resource Fair at the JJ Pickle Research Center on 10/28/2019 .  The event is all inclusive and open to the public. Register today

Houston Future Planning Workshop for Siblings

When: November 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Project Joy and Hope, 3215 Tulip St Pasadena, TX

Are you interested in planning for your family member who has a disability? The Texas Sibling Network is here to help you! Many siblings plan on being part of their sibling’s future, but starting the conversation with current caregivers, oftentimes parents, can be difficult. What types of information should you[…]