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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. They do this through advocacy, services, supports, research and innovation, and advances in care for autistic individuals and their families.

  • Help and Information

  • Autism Friendly Events

  • Caregiver Skills Training

  • Workplace Inclusion Now Program

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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. Covered by Medicaid + Insurance. 

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Experience the museum when lights are dimmed, volumes are down and stimulations are less. 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. To get free admission you must register beforehand! Free admission is made possible by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Foundation.

Innovative Harbor is a community-focused organization dedicated to fostering independence and providing work opportunities for individuals with disabilities. They help individuals gain confidence and self-worth through community inclusion and competitive employment. These tailored services are designed to meet the unique needs of each individual, promoting a more inclusive and productive society.

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    DSPD and Vocational Rehabilitation services

  • Day programs 

  • Supported living

  • Employment services

Click Here to read more!

Contact: Stephanie Willis Utah County VR Manager

Office: 801-441-0975

Email: stephanie@innovativeharbor.com

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This 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.

 

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Go to one or both of their two weekly sessions!

Saturdays:                                   Sundays:

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

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

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

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

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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Why work at Sprouts?

At Sprouts, we believe being different is a good thing! From team member resource groups and mentoring to leadership development, we strive to provide an inclusive, respectful and caring work culture for all. Sprouts is a great work opportunity for individuals with a disability to work in an inclusive environment with the option to work alongside a job coach. 

 

Click Here to read more! 

Contact Krista York: kristayork@sprouts.com 

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 are.

Light it up Blue!! Please wear blue throughout the month to help show your support!

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Contact us to add your information to our page!

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