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Neurodivergent Family Night

May 9, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Neurodivergent Family Night creates a chance for families with children and their parents, siblings or caretakers to enjoy The City together in an environment that is designed to be sensory-friendly. Socialize with other parents and meet our community partners, who specialize in supporting the neurodiverse community.

Specifically, for Families with children of all ages from the neurodiverse community and with other disabilities. Pretend City will be closed to the public. 

Fee: FREE to behavioral therapists and neurodiverse children or with other disabilities and their immediate families


RSVP HERE Max: 250 guests* Only families that pre-registered will be allowed to enter the museum. Please have your ID ready to show at the front desk to confirm your registration. Thank you!

Thompson Autism Center Parent Support Group 5:30 pm -6:30 pm: 

Casey Clay, PhD BCBA-D will be presenting on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). He will provide an overview of ABA, what the job title “behavior analyst” means, why ABA is recommended for kids with autism, and how parents can support their children through practicing some healthy contingencies.

Please email carly.snyder@pretendcity.org to reserve a spot! 


Braloooo Parent Workshop (5:30-6:00 pm and 6:00-6:30 pm) 

The founder of Braloooo, Monal, will be here to share how she created success with her non-speaking autistic son by teaching him to communicate and effectively eradicate meltdowns in less than 2 years.  She will be joined by a local Speech Language Pathologist who has supported hundreds of non-verbal autistic children over the past 25 years including those with the dual diagnosis such as autism and apraxia.    

In the workshop, we will cover the following topics: Help for parents navigating their child’s autism diagnosis AND  The Beautiful Neurodiverse Brain.  We will end with open Q&A in a safe environment. 



*Please email carly.snyder@pretendcity.org to sign up* 


Dr. Gary Liu, Pediatric Dentist at Kind Smiles, will be present to share about his practice and answer questions from caregivers. 


May 9, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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