When: December 2022
Experience the magic of the holidays in a sensory-friendly environment for families with children and adults with autism, or individuals with other sensory or development needs.
When: December 8, 2022: 9-11:30 am ET
RSVP at: https://indiananetwork.org/
RSVP for the last Quarterly IIACC Meeting of the year that will take place on December 8, 2022: 9-11:30 am ET! Whether you’re a returning member to the IIACC or a new attendee, you will enjoy our fast-paced and productive collaboration aimed at improving the outcomes for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We have lots planned, including reviewing of new and revised dissemination materials, planning, and networking activities.
When: September 11, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Allen County Fairgrounds
Join us on Sunday, September 11, 2022 at the Autism Acceptance Walk This year’s event is being held at the Allen County Fairgrounds 2726 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46748 from noon-4pm. The event is FREE to attend as well as FREE PARKING. It is the largest autism event in northern Indiana with an afternoon of activities and resources for the whole family, including:
- food trucks
- indoor vendor fair
- music play
- pony rides
- sensory exploration
- cosplay- princess and superheroes
- local team mascots
- touch a truck – including first responder vehicles
- petting zoo from Scheumann Farms
This year’s unity walk will start at 3pm
When: September 29, 2022
This event will consist of various speakers throughout the day, starting at 9 am. We will cover topics including but not limited to: Advocating for your Child in Child Care, Planning for the Future, Creating Financial Security, Special Education 101, Mental Health, Empowering Families After the Diagnosis of Developmental Delay or Autism, and more!
Make It – Take It (MITI)
When: Thursdays from 3 – 5:00 pm
Register Here: https://handsinautism.iupui.edu/services/workshops/miti/
This workshop series is designed to educate participants about evidence-based strategies, learn how to use these strategies with individuals with ASD across settings, as well as to discuss and plan various materials tailored for the individual(s) you know.
Sensory Friendly at Sky Zone
When: First Sunday of the Month
Buy Tickets Here: https://skyzonefortwayne.centeredgeonline.com/areas/areas
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory Friendly hours provide a quieter, more relaxed jumping experience. Just a chance to jump and smile! Sky Zone will turn off the music & dial down the distractions for the comfort of our extra special jumpers. We welcome children & adults with special needs and their siblings, family & friends to enjoy the park just like every other jumper.