AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Our Sensory Friendly Film program is available on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) and Tuesday evenings (mature audiences) of every month. Please check your local theatre listings for specific showtimes, and don't forget to share your family fun with #AMCSensoryFriendly.

Click the button below or call 512-306-1991 for more information! 

Austin Oaks Church hosts Camp Grace, a free day camp for kids with special needs and their siblings. Join their group on Facebook to stay connected.

Camp Grace dates for 2018 are currently scheduled for Saturday, 7/14 and Saturday, 12/1, from 10AM - 2PM.

Hill Country Special Needs Alliance was formed by several Austin area families that recognized the need for an organization that could help their neighbors with special needs that live in the Four Points area.

Matt and Amy Roberts have three children and were impacted by special needs when their youngest, Hannah, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2012.  Their eyes and hearts have been opened to the overwhelming need, both financially and emotionally, that so many families experience while caring for a special needs child. Hill Country Special Needs Alliance was founded out of that awareness and desire to help their Austin neighbors.

Michell Huber is the parent of a young adult with multiple disabilities and has spent over two decades leading, organizing, and advocating within a variety of roles in the disability community. She believes that every child deserves to reach their full potential and will help families navigate the sometimes confusing and frustrating education system. She's your partner whether you need 504 accommodations, IEP planning, mediation, or due process.

SAFE, a merger of Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace, works to end sexual assault and exploitation, child abuse, and domestic violence through prevention, intervention, and advocacy for change. SAFE’s Disability Services provides education, training, and resources to address the high rate of violence and abuse against children and adults with disabilities, including a new website on responding to abuse against children with disabilities.  

Sensory Storytime features interactive books, singing, and music and will incorporate some sensory activities, like movement and bubbles. This program welcomes children of all abilities to create an inclusive environment. Please talk with presenter prior to program to if you have any questions regarding your child’s needs. Program length can vary.

Programs begin on time, for best experience we recommend you do too! Please arrive a few minutes early to gain entrance. Note that in some locations, free tickets (available in the branch on the day of the program) will be required for admittance. Contact individual branches to arrange group visits of 5 or more children to storytimes.

Recommended for ages 5 and under.


Click the button below or call 512-974-7555 for more information!

Thinkery is committed to providing an accessible and interactive experience for all. During Sensory Friendly Hours, Thinkery extends a special invitation to learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) or other special needs to explore Thinkery with their families.

A typical visit to Thinkery can be challenging for those who feel overwhelmed by large crowds and excessive stimuli. In acknowledgment of this, the galleries will be modified to reduce extra stimuli and ticket sales will be limited to reduce crowding.

VELA is a nonprofit organization that empowers families of children with special needs 
through hands-on information, resources and support. 

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