Category Archives: Special Needs


Autism Support Event


I read that each family in attendance will receive a $50 gift card. I’m not sure on any details.

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Sensory Sensitive Day at Children’s Museum


Special Event for Children with Sensory Sensitivities Tuesday, July 18, from 2:30-4:30 p.m., the Children’s Museum of Yuma County will host its second Sensory Friendly Event at the Yuma Art Center. $2 per person admission will give you access to the exhibits during a less busy time of the week. Certain exhibits will be modified.

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Sensory Sensitive Sundays


Sensory Sensitive Sundays have been going on at Chuck E. Cheese monthly this year. If you haven’t checked it out, maybe give it a try. It happens the first Sunday of each month from 9 – 11 a.m. The Sensory Sensitive Sundays experience includes: 1. Less crowding and noise 2. Dimmed lighting 3. Show and music […]

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Sensory Storytime


Four library locations now offer a sensory sensitive storytime. Call your favorite branch for more details. All ages are welcome but you must register and supplies are limited. Main Library (928) 782-1871 Foothills (928) 342-1640 San Luis (928) 627-8344 Somerton (928) 627-2419

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Adaptive Dance & Tumbling Program


Many of our readers were interested in more information about this new dance program designed for kids with special needs. Take a look and call (928) 256-9649.

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Down Syndrome Awareness & Support


Meet and connect with other families that have beautiful children with Down Syndrome. It’s FREE.

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Sensory vs. Behavior Workshop


Learn more about this complex topi at this FREE workshop April 29 at the library. RSVP to save your spot.

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Adaptive Dance & Tumbling Program


This might be the right fit for your child, especially if he or she has some physical, mental, or sensory challenges. Registration begins May 1.

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FREE Autism Training Opportunity for ALL


Email [email protected] to save your spot.  It’s FREE.  It’s tonight!

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Autism Classroom Possibility


A group of parents is trying to open a classroom at a local charter school for children diagnosed with Autism. They need parents to attend a meeting to discuss this possibility and show an interest. If few show, then there is no chance of an Autism centered classroom moving forward at this time. The meeting is […]

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