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Embracing Autism Month: Celebrating Neurodiversity

April 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Autism Month is a valuable time to celebrate those who identify as Neurodivergent while providing meaningful experiences for all to come together in celebration. It’s through increased understanding and celebration that we foster a greater synergistic community, regardless of sensory and communication differences.

Art (all day):

Exploration No. 1> Fingerpaint with the different colors of the rainbow and learn about regulation scales!

Exploration No. 2> Squeeze and squish clay into fun shapes and use tools to mold it however you’d like!

Exploration No. 3 (Sensory Table)> Play with blue water and scoopers, along with lots of tubes to connect in fun ways!

Purpose: These activities will allow children to engage in sensory play in a variety of ways. They will develop neuropathways and strengthen their hand muscles by playing with clay. Children will also be able to engage with their peers in a peaceful environment and develop their fine motor skills.


Story Time (TIMES: 11 am & 2:30 pm) My Brother Otto by: Meg Raby


About the Play Partner:

Pretend City’s’ Contributions:

Carly Snyder and Lauren Geiger, two of our own Education Managers will be present in Orange Plaza with a table and collateral to share with our guests about our Neurodivergent Family Nights and other resources that we provide to support the local community!

AUsome Sauce: We welcome parents/caregivers with young children (2 years-2nd grade) who have Autism. Our time together allows for parents to connect, and kids to socialize in a safe, secure place. Let the good mixin’ begin! Check out ausomesauce.org for upcoming events and monthly mixer dates, times, and locations!

New York Life Health Insurance will be on site to educate parents about a Child ID. With a Child ID, there is a 60% faster response rate if a child goes missing. Basic information and children’s fingerprints are all that is needed to get started! Stop by from 9 am-12:30 pm or 1:30-4 pm to sign up or learn more. 


April 6, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


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Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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