Category Archives: special needs

AAHOM’s My Turn Program Returns for a Second Year

My Turn Community - Quiet Room Setup at AAHOM

Last year the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum introduced the My Turn program. My Turn is a program designed for families with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. Once a month, it gives these families a chance to visit local venues such as museums, performances, and nature. During My Turn events, the venues are less crowded and quiet rooms are available with sensory friendly […]

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Visit the Easter Bunny at Briarwood Mall

The Briarwood Mall Easter Bunny arrives soon. Now that my daughter is 11, she doesn’t want to visit anymore. However, we visited yearly when she was younger.  Visit the Briarwood Mall Easter Bunny The Briarwood Mall Easter Bunny is at the mall from Friday, March 24 through Thursday, April 14. Make a reservation online at http://simon.noerrbunny.com to avoid waiting in line. Advance reservations have a $10 non-refundable […]

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Ann Arbor Autism Awareness Month

Ann Arbor Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and there are several Ann Arbor Autism Awareness Month events planned in the greater Ann Arbor area. I was asked by several readers what events are planned around Ann Arbor for Autism Awareness Month and have also been asked about resources for families. My apologies on the delay in publishing this. I got side-tracked by spring break. I […]

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Easter Bunny Comes to Briarwood Mall

Briarwood Mall Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny will be arriving at Briarwood Mall on March 4. The Caring Bunny program returns offering an opportunity for sensory-sensitive children to visit with the Easter Bunny. Limited Caring Bunny reservations are available, so I suggest booking your child’s slot now. EASTER BUNNY PHOTO EXPERIENCE IS COMING SOON TO BRIARWOOD MALL TO DELIGHT FAMILIES, PETS  Families can also visit the Caring Bunny – […]

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