November Special Needs Newsletter

It’s Time For Our Special-Needs Resource Fair!

We’re excited to host our second annual Special Needs Resource Fair from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 15 at Skirball Cultural Center. Along with a host of resources for families with children who have special needs, we are planning a kids’ zone full of fun activities plus performances by The Miracle Project and Ballet for All Kids. Admission is free, and families registering by Nov. 14 can receive a 25-percent discount on admission to the Skirball’s Noah’s Ark! Register today!

  • Meet 13-year-old
    Chef Chase Bailey

    With his mom’s help, he has his own online cooking show, called Chase N Yur Face, and was a sous chef at the Autism Speaks Celebrity Chef Gala in October. Check out Chase!

  • Help Us Build Our
    Parents’ Community

    Connect with other parents of children with special needs through local support groups, or add your group to our online list! Learn how to share your group here. Connect with groups here.

  • We Belong Family Festival

    Celebrates all abilities with bouncers, carnival games, entertainment and story time. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Temple Menorah, Redondo Beach. FREE.

  • Sensory Storytime

    This interactive storytime is for preschoolers with autism or sensory challenges. 10-11 a.m. Nov. 7, Altadena Library. FREE. Registration required.

  • LA FEAT Meeting

    Los Angeles Families for Effective Autism Treatment meetings include speakers and “mingle time.” 7-9 p.m. Nov. 9, Kiwanis Club, Hermosa Beach. FREE.

  • Special Olympics
    Fall Games

    Athletes will compete in bowling, floor hockey, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. Nov. 14-15 in Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach and Irvine. FREE.

  • Integrated Dance

    This workshop for dancers of all abilities ages 8-15 introduces the joy of creative movement. 1:30-3 p.m. Nov. 15, Ciara Dance, Woodland Hills. $20.

  • Family Autism

    Pretend City is open only to kids with autism and their families during this event. 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Pretend City, Irvine. FREE. Registration required.

Click here for additional events for special-needs families in our online calendar!


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