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If you’re looking for special needs events or information, check this category. There are never a lot of these special events in Central Florida, but the ones that we do have are always well done.

Make Em Smile is one of our favorite special needs events in Central Florida and it’s a great way to get out at Lake Eola and connect with businesses that help special needs families and families in general.

This category includes sensory free events like those held at Whole Foods or Chuck E Cheese. We love these events as they allow all kids to enjoy what Central Florida has to offer.

Bike MS Volunteer Opportunity

Bike MS Volunteer Opportunity Bike MS Volunteer Opportunity – The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is in need of volunteers to ensure the success of their event May 4-5, 2019. The volunteers will receive community service hours, a cool volunteer t-shirt, meals and meet riders living with MS.

Central Florida Zoo Sensory Inclusive Certification

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Earns Sensory Inclusive Certification Central Florida Zoo Sensory Inclusive Certification - The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens has partnered with KultureCity®, a non-profit organization focused on creating welcoming and inclusive environments for individuals with unique abilities, to become a certified sensory inclusive facility.

Light the Night Orlando 2017

Light the Night Orlando 2017 Light the Night Orlando 2017 – October 5, 2017 at Lake Eola Park, located at 512 E. Washington Street in Orlando from 6 PM to 8:30 PM, you can be a part of Light the Night benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving...

Brevard Zoo Sensory Friendly Events 2019

Brevard Zoo Sensory Friendly Events 2019 Brevard Zoo Sensory Friendly Events 2019 – Sculpture Safari—Brevard Zoo’s new art installation featuring 16 life-size animals crafted from reclaimed metals—continues to enchant guests nearly two months into its run. On Saturday, May 4, individuals with unique sensory processing needs and their families are invited to experience this...

Orlando Mascot Games 2018

Orlando Mascot Games 2018 Orlando Mascot Games 2018 – On June 22 and 23, 2018, head tot he Amway Center for the 25th Anniversary Mascot Games. This is a fun-filled family event that brings mascots from across Central Florida and across the nation together to compete against each other in the...Mascot Games! Your family will be given a team to...

Sensory Friendly Science

Sensory Friendly Science Sensory Friendly Science – Orlando Science CEnter to offer sensory-friendly experiences on May 6, 2018 from 9 AM to 11 AM. WHAT: Visit Orlando Science Center during Sensory Sunday, a time to enjoy everything you love about the Science Center with a relief from extra stimuli. During this event, you can explore the Science Center with fewer crowds and...

Make m Smile 2019

Make m Smile 2019 Make m Smile 2019 – Make m Smile is coming June 1, 2019. This annual community festival is the first Saturday of June in Downtown Orlando honoring kids and adults with all types of special needs and their families!

Orlando Special Needs Soccer Program

Orlando Special Needs Soccer Program Orlando Special Needs Soccer Program – ACYS is bringing TOPSoccer to Central Florida for kids with special needs ages 3-15 in February 2018. Volunteers and players can register for this event in Orlando. ACYS TOPSoccer is a FREE local community-based soccer program that is designed to adapt the game of soccer to meet the needs of...

Winter Park Library Sensory Story Time

Winter Park Library Sensory Story Time Winter Park Library Sensory Story Time – Sensory Story Time for preschoolers on the Spectrum...Winter Park Public Library adds classes specifically designed for children with special needs on Mondays at 4 PM and Thursdays at 11:30 AM. The Winter Park Public Library (WPPL) has launched Sensory Storytime for special needs children aged 2 to 7....

Central Florida Events Are Cancelling Daily

Central Florida Events Are Cancelling Daily Central Florida Events Are Cancelling Daily - Our calendars are still in place with events that were scheduled each day of the week. However, many events are cancelling every day. Please check each event before heading out to ensure it's not been cancelled. Our calendar may not reflect...