Games, Cookie Decorating, Crafts & Pictures with The Big Man Himself! Inclusive, for Our Special Needs Community All activities Adapted for All abilities This event is brought to you FREE
The Mall at Partridge Creek welcomed Autism Alliance of Michigan families to celebrate the holiday season with a sensory friendly tree lighting on Sunday, November 11th, 2018. Guests enjoyed apple
Play is important for all children of all abilities. Through play, children learn about the world and themselves while experiencing joy. Toys are the tools of play. They can help
It’s that time of year—the giving season. As everyone is hustling to get ready for the holidays, it’s also a great time to give back. Autism Alliance of Michigan is thankful to have amazing support throughout the community.
While sometimes the mixture of autism and the holidays can produce stale fruit bread (instead of spiced eggnog), it doesn’t make the holiday season any less special. Christmas, for our family, is honestly one of the best times for the year, but it doesn’t come easy. It requires planning, a positive attitude and the willingness to be flexible.
Holidays can be stressful and overwhelming for Special Needs families, individuals with different sensory processing abilities can become easily overstimulated given larger crowds, lights, music, and the temptation of toys. Retail and organizations across our state are becoming increasingly aware of the struggles facing families, as a result more Sensory Friendly activities and events are available.
Holiday: A holiday is a day set aside by custom or by law on which normal activities, especially business or work, are suspended or reduced. Wikipedia While many of us look