Sensory Aware Saturday, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Date/Time

March 21, 2020
05:30 PM until 07:30 PM

Location

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History View map
1600 Gendy Street,
Fort Worth, TX, 76107

Description

Sensory Aware Saturday is an opportunity for families of individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities to explore the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History in a safe, understanding environment. Download the social story here to prepare for you visit.

This exclusive event will:
-Offer a comfortable, accepting atmosphere.
-Encourage parents to make connections with other families.
-Provide activities facilitated by therapists.
-Connect families with supportive resources.

Modifications:
-Doors will be closed to the general public.
-Light and sound levels will be reduced.
-Stars Café will be closed. Bring your own snacks if needed.
-Quiet Room will be available at all times.
-Attendance will be limited to 600 guests.

The event is free for these individuals and their families, but registration is required to attend. Visit fwmuseum.org/exhibit/sensory-aware-saturday or call 817/255-9300 for more information.

Calling all young adults with autism, social anxiety or sensory sensitivities! Join the special Young Adult Mixer on Saturday, March 21, from 6–7pm during Sensory Aware Saturday. Experiment with chemistry, create a lava lamp, play technology games and more. Register here.

Special opportunity for parents and caregivers. While your young adult participates in the Mixer, join a concurrent presentation, “Promoting Social Relationships in Autistic Adults,” led by Desi Jones and Kilee DeBrabander from UTD.