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Autism and Sensory Friendly Activities and Places in UTAH!

We all love to explore! EveryONE deserves a chance to explore in a way that is conducive to them and how they handle different stresses that would present themselves. Take a look at some of the events and places we have found that might be a great match for you and your whole family to enjoy. At the bottom of this page, there are also some tips and tricks to help along the way.

Autism Speaks is dedicated to creating an inclusive world for all individuals with autism throughout their lifespan. We do this through advocacy, services, supports, research and innovation, and advances in care for autistic individuals and their families.

  • Ensure access to reliable information and services across the lifespan

  • Support research and innovation that drives towards improved quality of life and well-being for individuals with autism throughout their lives

  • Leverage our assets through advocacy, partnerships and collaboration to support, extend and convene the work of service providers

  • Accelerate delivery of solutions for adult quality of life needs, including transition, employment, housing and health and wellness

  • Live and promote principles of diversity, equity, access and inclusion both in and outside of the organization

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The Cubby Bed

Innovative Design. Safer Sleep.

Cubby's advanced features make it the top choice for safety-conscious parents,
but its thoughtfully crafted design is what will capture your kiddo's heart.

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Sensory Inclusive Afternoons

Mondays @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W 100 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States 

Designed specifically for children and families on the autism spectrum and those with other sensory disorders, visitors to sensory afternoons enter DGCM free of charge. They get to enjoy the museum with accommodations made especially for them every Monday from 3-6 pm. To get free admission you must register beforehand! Free admission is made possible by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Foundation.

National Autism Awareness Month


Every April Achieving Abilities celebrates World Autism Month, Starting with United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. Throughout the month, we will be sharing art from all of our wonderful Kiddos to remind everyone how amazing and talented these children can be. Light it up Blue!! Please wear blue throughout the month to help show your support!

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Proud to be me

Dance and Movement Therapy 

This virtual beginner-level dance and movement class, designed for elementary and middle schoolers with special needs (and anyone else interested in our class is welcome!), provides a fun outlet for letting out energy and meeting new people. Our main goal is for dancers to enjoy and express themselves in an active setting.

Click HERE to find out more!

Come to one or both of our two weekly sessions!

         Monday:                                 Saturday:

EDT: 7:00-7:30 p.m.            EDT: 5:30-6:00 p.m.

CDT: 6:00-6:30 p.m.           CDT: 4:30-5:00 p.m.

MDT: 5:00-5:30 p.m.          MDT: 3:30-4:00 p.m.

PDT: 4:00-4:30 p.m.           PDT: 2:30-3:00 p.m

Summit Sensory Gym


Summit Sensory Gym is the leader in free-standing sensory therapy gym structures. We’re passionate about creating unexpected adventures through our multifunctional gym packed with all the therapeutic benefits you’ve always desired for your patients.

Click Here to read more!

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Sprouts Market

Contact Krista York 

Why Sprouts?

We’re proud to offer a fresh, friendly take on grocery shopping. Our pride in being different extends to everything from our products to our friendly, helpful team members.

Join a purpose-driven team guided by intentionally simple values that cultivate our one-of-a-kind culture.

We Care

We Love Being Different

We Own it

Click Here to read more!

Innovative Harbor

Innovative Harbor is a human services company determined to change the lives of those with disabilities. We help these individuals become more independent through employment and integration into their communities. By partnering with government agencies, we strive to provide services at no cost to our clients, if possible. Whether you are a government services veteran or newbie, we can help you through the process of getting set up for services.

We provide both DSPD and Vocational Rehabilitation services including day programs, supported living, employment services, and many others!

Click Here to read more!

Contact: Stephanie Willis Utah County VR Manager

Office: 801-441-0975


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