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Autism Accessibility Mornings at The Fleet

Adults and families with children with autism can enjoy the Fleet’s exhibit galleries in a quieter setting, an hour before regular open hours to the general public and with access to a special cool-off space. Visitors are welcome to stay and enjoy the museum all day. Admission includes a special IMAX film screening at 10 a.m. with the house lights on and a lower soundtrack volume. Regular admission rates apply. Fleet Science Center, Balboa Park. www.fleetscience.org.

    Back-to-School Workshop: Simple Superhero Meals & Snacks

    This workshop for parents and caregivers of school aged children offers recipes and tips for quick breakfasts, creative lunches and easy family meals. Children are welcome and encouraged to attend. Part 1: Aug. 20; Part 2: Sept. 17. 3-5 pm. $10-$20. Proceeds benefit The Sean O’Shea Foundation, a nonprofit serving at-risk youth of San Diego. Sojourn Healing Collective, 2870 5th Ave., Ste. 200, San Diego. Register here.

      SEEDS Educational Services Founder Speaks About Strategies for Handling Sexuality Concepts for Young People With Autism

      Stacy Everson, founder of SEEDS Educational Services and expert in social-sexual education, will be speaking at Alternative Teaching Strategy on August 22 from 7-9 pm. At this lecture, Everson will address parental strategies for handling sexuality concepts for people, ages 3-25, with autism.

      A Q&A will follow the presentation which will be held at the office of Alternative Teaching Strategy located at 10640 Scripps Ranch Blvd., Suite 200, San Diego.

      Reservations are required to attend this FREE event. Please RSVP via email with your name and contact information to events@altteaching.org by August 18.

        North County Summer Park Playdates

        Children and their families are sure to have a blast at Sunset Park in San Marcos. Wednesdays in July & August, 9-11 am. Need a helping hand? Email AprilAdvocacy@gmail.com in advance to request free assistance from a respite worker. Learn more here.

          North County Summer Park Playdates

          Children and their families are sure to have a blast at Sunset Park in San Marcos. Wednesdays in July & August, 9-11 am. Need a helping hand? Email AprilAdvocacy@gmail.com in advance to request free assistance from a respite worker. Learn more here.

            Sensory-Friendly Museum Mornings at San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

            Families with children on the spectrum or with sensory sensitivities are invited to this early morning event that provides a welcoming, comfortable environment for them to explore the museum. 9-10 am. Regular admission fees apply. Learn more here.

              ASD Mornings at San Diego Natural History Museum

              Children and adults on the autism spectrum as well as their families and friends can explore theNAT an hour earlier before its standard 10 am opening time, and enjoy a quiet, less-crowded environment. Visit the galleries at your own pace and watch a private screening of Ocean Oasis. www.sdnat.org/calendar/asd-mornings.

                Autism Accessibility Mornings at The Fleet

                Adults and families with children with autism can enjoy the Fleet’s exhibit galleries in a quieter setting, an hour before regular open hours to the general public and with access to a special cool-off space. Visitors are welcome to stay and enjoy the museum all day. Admission includes a special IMAX film screening at 10 a.m. with the house lights on and a lower soundtrack volume. Regular admission rates apply. Fleet Science Center, Balboa Park. www.fleetscience.org.

                  Back-to-School Workshop: Simple Superhero Meals & Snacks

                  This workshop for parents and caregivers of school aged children offers recipes and tips for quick breakfasts, creative lunches and easy family meals. Children are welcome and encouraged to attend. Part 1: Aug. 20; Part 2: Sept. 17. 3-5 pm. $10-$20. Proceeds benefit The Sean O’Shea Foundation, a nonprofit serving at-risk youth of San Diego. Sojourn Healing Collective, 2870 5th Ave., Ste. 200, San Diego. Register here.

                    Sensory-Friendly Museum Mornings at San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

                    Families with children on the spectrum or with sensory sensitivities are invited to this early morning event that provides a welcoming, comfortable environment for them to explore the museum. 9-10 am. Regular admission fees apply. Learn more here.

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