Category Archives: Special Needs


Technology Petting Zoo


The Yuma County Library District is pleased to introduce the LEADing (Libraries Enabling Assistive Discovery) Technology Project for people of all ages with physical and developmental disabilities. Located at the Main Library, the LEADing Technology Project features an interactive display table and platform, digital pens for scanning, recording, and scribing, and virtual reality systems. Want […]

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Autism Support Group


Parents and caregivers are invited to the Heritage Library at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday for Autism Parents Networking, a bilingual support group for those who care for children on the autism spectrum. Share tips and experiences and learn about services available in Yuma County. There is no charge to attend. Please bring your child for an autism-friendly […]

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Autism Presentation


Call (928) 446-2631 or 920-8445 to get more information. This looks like a fantastic opportunity. Make sure to register!

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Assisstive Technology Petting Zoo


The Yuma County Library District is pleased to introduce the LEADing (Libraries Enabling Assistive Discovery) Technology Project at the Main Library! Using grant funds provided by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), the Library District has purchased several pieces of specialized assistive technology that can be used by children, teens, and adults with physical […]

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Autism Lego Club


Parents, caregivers, and children of all ages are invited to the Main Library for Autism Lego Club. Share tips and experiences and learn about services available in Yuma County while your child enjoys an autism-friendly activity with Legos! There is no charge to attend. Friday, September 8th • 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Main Library, Youth Services […]

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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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