St. Louis Autism Events

Sensory-Friendly Venues and Monthly Activities and Events

St. Louis Sensory-Friendly Venues and Service Providers –

These providers were located online and are provided for informational purposes only. No listing has the express written recommendation or endorsement of the author. .

Monthly Sensory Story Time at 3 St. Louis County Library locations. Social stories available online. DANIEL BOONE BRANCH – 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m., PRAIRIE COMMONS BRANCH – 2nd Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m., WEBER ROAD BRANCH, 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

We Rock the Spectrum – Kid’s gym in Fenton, MO. (Recommended by a parent of a child with autism)

We Rock the Spectrum – Kid’s gym in Edwardsville, IL

We Rock the Spectrum – Kid’s gym in St. Ann, MO

Ongoing events 2019 – 2020

October 2019 Events

October 1, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. , State and Federal Benefits, St. Louis Arc Family Workshop. RSVP to Brianne Smith, 314-817-2216.

October 2, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Fostering Friendships, St. Louis Arc Family Workshop RSVP to Brianne Smith, 314-817-2216.

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 10:30 a.m. Sensory friendly movie The Adams Family. Marcus Theaters

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 2:00 p.m. Sensory friendly movie event, Toy Story 4. Easter Seals Midwest at St. Louis Central Library. Limited seating.

October 16, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Save with Missouri ABLE Accounts (tax advantaged savings accounts) , St. Louis Arc Family Workshops RSVP to Brianne Smith, 314-817-2216.

October 22, 2019 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Working Effectively with the Department of Mental Health, St. Louis Arc Family Workshop RSVP to Brianne Smith, 314-817-2216.

October 25, 2019 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.St. Louis Arc Family Center. Family fun night. Bingo for people of all ages and abilities. RSVP to Brianne Smith 314-817-2216

October 29, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.Adult Day Options, St. Louis Arc Family Workshops RSVP to Brianne Smith, 314-817-2216.

Halloween Events

October 19, 2019 2 – 6 pm, SENSORY SENSATIONS SPOOKTACULAR PARTY FOR AUTISM AND BEYOND , Forming Friendships Nonprofit Community Center, Festus MO

October 20, 2019 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat Location: Concordia Lutheran Church, 505 South Kirkwood Road RSVP to: ckhome.org/trunkortreat
Concordia Lutheran Church’s Special Needs Ministry presents a Trunk-or-Treat event for children with special needs and their families.  Join them for games and activities.  This is an all inclusive, accessible, and sensory-friendly event. Siblings are welcome and the event will be held rain or shine.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

October 27, 2019 Bug Ball Sensory Evening at the Butterfly House includes various activities and a generous refund policy. REGISTRATION REQUIRED IN ADVANCE.

October 30, 2019 Sensory-Friendly Trick or Treating, 5:30 – 7:30. Easter Seals Midwest. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

November 2019 Events

November 2, 2019 Opera on the Go! sensory-friendly family performance. An interactive afternoon of opera for children in grades 3 – 10. Tickets required in advance.

Estate Planning Basics for Families of Young Children, Tuesday November 5, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. St. Louis Arc RSVP to Brianne Smith, 314-817-2216.

November 6, 2019 Section 504 and Students with Disabilities at Special School District Central Office

Building an Effective IEP , Tuesday, November 12 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., St. Louis Arc

November 14, 2019 12:30 pm Effectively Communicating Your Child’s Needs Arnold, MO 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm         followed by –

November 14, 2019 Steps to Success: Family Record Keeping Arnold, MO 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Are You Ready For College?, Tuesday, November 19 6:30 – 8:30 p.m, St. Louis Arc

Special Needs Trust , Wednesday, November 20 6:30 – 8:30 p.m Special Needs Trust , St. Louis Arc

November 23, 2019 – Sensory-friendly performances of The Ant and the Grasshopper at 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM. Presented by The Imaginary Theater Company at The Rep.

December 2019 Events

Crisis Intervention Team, Tuesday, December 10 6:30 – 8:30 p.m Crisis Intervention Team, St. Louis Arc

Combined Workshop: How to Choose a Special Needs Trustee and Duties of Guardians and Conservators, Wednesday, December 11 6:30 – 8:30 p.m, St. Louis Arc

If you know of additional events, please email me at: debbie@conversationsaboutautism.com