Achieva 711 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Autism Connection of PA is hosting Sensory Friendly Snow Fairies on Saturday, December 9th at the Achieva office, 711 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh 15203.  Free parking is available all around the building. Registration is limited to five families per one half (1/2) hour. Please choose an arrival time and bring a camera! Register Here!

Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group Meeting

Virtual

Virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don't know where to turn for help. Register Here

Sensory Friendly Hour at Phipps Conservatory

Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens 700 Frank Curto Drive, Pittsburgh, PA

Families are invited to enjoy a peaceful walk through the Conservatory with sensory-friendly activities. In collaboration with the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania, Let’s Move Pittsburgh is hosting a Sensory Friendly Hour at Phipps on Mon., Jan. 8. Individuals with sensory concerns and their families are welcome to join our team for a self-guided tour of the conservatory, including engaging sensory-friendly Discovery Station activities along the way. To ensure a peaceful walk through the Conservatory, lights and sounds will be minimized. Participants &hellip read more

Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group Meeting

Virtual

Virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don't know where to turn for help. Register Here

Disability is Not a Crime

Virtual

Join this webinar to learn best practices for law enforcement or other first responders when encountering and supporting people who have hidden disabilities like autism. Speakers include:   Ethan Puskas is a seasoned EMT with lived experience being autistic Eric Kroll, 30 year veteran police officer and dad to a young man with autism Lu Randall, autism and counseling professional This is a free workshop, but registration is required. Register Here

Free Seizure Recognition and First Aid Webinar

Virtual

The Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA is happy partner with Autism Connection to host a free webinar for community members and families on January 24th at 6pm. The presentation will include information about our organization and programs that we offer for the epilepsy community. We will also give a brief overview of epilepsy, seizure recognition, seizure types, treatments, and first aid. There will be time for discussion and questions at the end. This is a free webinar, but registration &hellip read more

Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group Meeting

Virtual

Virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Register on Zoom

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Sensory Friendly Beauty and the Beast

The Benedum Center 237 7th Street, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Experience this timeless tale about the transformative power of love, played out against the backdrop of an enchanted forest full of magical creatures. PBT's sensory-friendly performances are relaxed and open to all. It is a judgment-free zone where theater staff and patrons accept (and expect) extra sound or movement in the audience and where they celebrate the many ways audience members can experience a live stage performance. Accommodations include lower sound levels, elimination of some special effects and house lighting &hellip read more

Late Diagnosis of Autism Support Group Meeting

Virtual

Virtual support group meeting for adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum later in life. This meeting is open to people who believe they are autistic, and don’t know where to turn for help. Register here