Special Needs Events Calendar

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Metro Detroit Special Needs Events Calendar – Special needs events calendar for Metro Detroit and Oakland County, Michigan. Events, activities, things to do for individuals with special needs.

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This Metro Detroit Special Needs Events Calendar is for informational purposes and the events are not necessarily endorsed by Oakland County Moms. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for venue changes, description changes, cancellations etc.

These events are just some of the programs offered by the various organizations featured here. Feel free to contact them to learn more about their special needs sports, leagues, and other fun events for adults and children when special needs.

To submit an event for consideration for this Metro Detroit Special Needs Events Calendar, please fill out this formI try to post special needs events for adults and children with special needs that are free or low-cost.

Metro Detroit Special Needs Events Calendar

July 13, 2019 through September 14, 2019 (SATURDAYS) from 10a-noon
Special Needs Events – OUCARES Autism Spectrum Bowling League – Oakland County
Classic Lanes (2145 Avon Industrial Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Our friends at Classic Lanes in Rochester Hills have teamed up with OUCARES (Oakland University Center for Autism Research, Education and Support) to form a bowling league for individuals ages 16-plus on the autism spectrum. This opportunity will allow ASD students (over 16) and adults to enhance physical activity in a social, community setting. No bowling experience is necessary to participate. The cost of the bowling league is $60. Click here for registration info.

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June 20, 2019 through August 22, 2019 (SATURDAYS) from 10a-noon
Special Needs Events – OUCARES Autism Spectrum Bowling League – Macomb County
5-Star Lanes (2666 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Heights, MI)
OUCARES (Oakland University Center for Autism Research, Education and Support) bowling league for individuals ages 15-plus on the autism spectrum. This opportunity will allow ASD students (over 16) and adults to enhance physical activity in a social, community setting. No bowling experience is necessary to participate. The cost of the bowling league is $60. Click here for registration info.

Thursday, May 2 through August 6, 2019
Special Needs Events – Troy Softball (weather permitting)
Firefighter’s Park (1300 W Square Lake, Troy, MI)
Register now for the 2019 softball team. Weather permitting. This activity is for ages 16 and older. Games begin in June through first week of August. Fee includes, shirts, coaches and end of season picnic. Open to non-residents. Space is limited. For cost info and to register, visit https://rec.troymi.gov/

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6:30p
Special Needs Events – OUCARES After Hours Adult Social
Oakland University Oakland Center (Lake Michigan Room)
This is a support group for adults with the diagnosis of Asperger’s, High Functioning Autism or PDD/NOS. Come join us for pizza, conversation, cards, games, and fun! No registration required, come when you are able. Ages: 18+ yrs. No cost for this program. For more info, visit www.oakland.edu/oucares/

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 6p
Special Needs Events – FREE Parent Information Night: Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Children with Autism
MacDonald Public Library Community Room (36480 Main Street, New Baltimore, MI 48047)
Join Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA), Anna Pedue and Kim Perrin, as they explore aspects of behavior in children with Autism. Both Anna and Kim have extensive knowledge and experience working with individuals and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Please join us as we discuss: How to identify challenging behaviors Understand why certain behaviors occur Strategies and interventions to implement within the home Safety strategies for common behavior concerns FREE summer Safety Kit for all in attendance Space is limited. Please RSVP at autism@accofmi.com to reserve your spot. For more info, autism@accofmi.com.

Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 10a
Special Needs EventsAMC Sensory Friendly Film Showing
AMC Forum 30 – 44681 Mound Road, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48314
AMC Livonia 20 – 19500 Haggerty Rd, Livonia, Michigan, 734-542-3191
AMC Star Gratiot – 35705 South Gratiot Ave, Clinton Twp, Michigan 48035
AMC Birchwood – 4350 24th Ave, Fort Gratiot, MI 48059
Sensory film showings feature lowered sound and dim lighting. Patrons can bring their own gluten-free or casein-free snacks and the kids can “dance, walk, shout or sing” or move about the aisles. No previews or advertisements will be shown before the movies. The movies are geared toward children ages 5 & up and showings begin at 10a on Saturdays. Tuesday evening movie showings may be geared to an older audience and begin at 7p. Dates and films are subject to change. Movie Listings / More Info

Monday, June 10, 2019 from 6:30-8:30p
Special Needs Events – Movie & Pizza
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois Rd, Troy, MI 48083)
Aides may purchase pizza $1/slice. Please place your order when you check in before pizza is ordered. For more info, visit rec.troymi.gov

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 7p
Special Needs EventsAMC Sensory Friendly Film Showing
AMC Forum 30 – 44681 Mound Road, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48314
AMC Livonia 20 – 19500 Haggerty Rd, Livonia, Michigan, 734-542-3191
AMC Star Gratiot – 35705 South Gratiot Ave, Clinton Twp, Michigan 48035
AMC Birchwood – 4350 24th Ave, Fort Gratiot, MI 48059
Sensory film showings feature lowered sound and dim lighting. Patrons can bring their own gluten-free or casein-free snacks and the kids can “dance, walk, shout or sing” or move about the aisles. No previews or advertisements will be shown before the movies. The movies are geared toward children ages 5 & up and showings begin at 10a on Saturdays. Tuesday evening movie showings may be geared to an older audience and begin at 7p. Dates and films are subject to change. Movie Listings / More Info

Friday, June 14, 2019 from 7p-9:30p
Special Needs Events – Friday Frolic Dance
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois Rd, Troy, MI 48083)
Dancing with DJ and refreshments. $7. For more info, visit rec.troymi.gov

Monday, June 17, 2019 at 7p
Special Needs Events – Karaoke
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois Rd, Troy, MI 48083)
Have fun while singing along with the latest and greatest artists. Feel free to bring your own CD to sing and dance along with. Pop and chips will be provided. Aides may purchase pop and chips for $1. $7. For more info, visit rec.troymi.gov

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 from 6p-8p
Special Needs Events – Oakland County Parks Adaptive Needs Dance
Groveland Oaks County Park (14555 Dixie Highway, Holly, MI 48442)
Enjoy an evening of music, dancing, pizza and meeting new people in a fun, supportive environment. For individuals ages 16 to 26 with developmental disabilities. Contact 248-424-7081 or Adaptive@oakgov.com. $10/ participant, $5/ caregiver. Pre-registration with payment required. no walk-ins, no refunds. Price includes dinner, drink, dancing, and fun. THEME – Summer Splash

Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10a
Special Needs EventsAMC Sensory Friendly Film Showing
AMC Forum 30 – 44681 Mound Road, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48314
AMC Livonia 20 – 19500 Haggerty Rd, Livonia, Michigan, 734-542-3191
AMC Star Gratiot – 35705 South Gratiot Ave, Clinton Twp, Michigan 48035
AMC Birchwood – 4350 24th Ave, Fort Gratiot, MI 48059
Sensory film showings feature lowered sound and dim lighting. Patrons can bring their own gluten-free or casein-free snacks and the kids can “dance, walk, shout or sing” or move about the aisles. No previews or advertisements will be shown before the movies. The movies are geared toward children ages 5 & up and showings begin at 10a on Saturdays. Tuesday evening movie showings may be geared to an older audience and begin at 7p. Dates and films are subject to change. Movie Listings / More Info

Monday, June 24, 2019 from 7p-8:30p
Special Needs Events – Bingo
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois Rd, Troy, MI 48083)
For persons 13 & up. $7. Prizes will be given to the winners and we will break for refreshments. Aides may purchase pop and chips for $1. For more info, visit rec.troymi.gov

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 7p
Special Needs EventsAMC Sensory Friendly Film Showing
AMC Forum 30 – 44681 Mound Road, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48314
AMC Livonia 20 – 19500 Haggerty Rd, Livonia, Michigan, 734-542-3191
AMC Star Gratiot – 35705 South Gratiot Ave, Clinton Twp, Michigan 48035
AMC Birchwood – 4350 24th Ave, Fort Gratiot, MI 48059
Sensory film showings feature lowered sound and dim lighting. Patrons can bring their own gluten-free or casein-free snacks and the kids can “dance, walk, shout or sing” or move about the aisles. No previews or advertisements will be shown before the movies. The movies are geared toward children ages 5 & up and showings begin at 10a on Saturdays. Tuesday evening movie showings may be geared to an older audience and begin at 7p. Dates and films are subject to change. Movie Listings / More Info

Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 6p-8p
Special Needs Events – Oakland County Parks Adaptive Needs Dance
Clawson City Park (935 N Custer Ave, Clawson, MI 48017)
Enjoy an evening of music, dancing, pizza and meeting new people in a fun, supportive environment. For individuals ages 16 to 26 with developmental disabilities. Contact 248-424-7081 or Adaptive@oakgov.com. $10/ participant, $5/ caregiver. Pre-registration with payment required. no walk-ins, no refunds. Price includes dinner, drink, dancing, and fun. THEME – Red, White, & Blue Picnic

Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 10a-2p
Special Needs Events – Oakland County Fair Adaptive Day
Oak Park Community Center (14300 Oak Park Blvd, Oak Park, MI)
FREE fun at the Fair. Pre-Registration required. Contact 248-424-7081 or Adaptive@oakgov.com. THEME – FUN at the FAIR

Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 10a-2p
Special Needs Events – Oakland County Parks SUMMER DAZE
Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Rd, Clarkston, MI 48348)
FREE OC PARKS FUN! Pre-Registration required. Contact 248-424-7081 or Adaptive@oakgov.com. THEME – SUMMER DAZE

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 6:30p-8:30p
Special Needs Events – Oakland County Parks Adaptive Needs Dance
Waterford Oaks Activity Center (2800 Watkins Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328)
Enjoy an evening of music, dancing, pizza and meeting new people in a fun, supportive environment. For individuals ages 16 to 26 with developmental disabilities. Contact 248-424-7081 or Adaptive@oakgov.com. $10/ participant, $5/ caregiver. Pre-registration with payment required. no walk-ins, no refunds. Price includes dinner, drink, dancing, and fun. THEME – Awesome Autumn

Tuesday, October 9, 2019 from 6p-8p
Special Needs Events – Oakland County Parks Adaptive Needs Dance
Waterford Oaks Activity Center (2800 Watkins Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328)
Enjoy an evening of music, dancing, pizza and meeting new people in a fun, supportive environment. For individuals ages 16 to 26 with developmental disabilities. Contact 248-424-7081 or Adaptive@oakgov.com. $10/ participant, $5/ caregiver. Pre-registration with payment required. no walk-ins, no refunds. Price includes dinner, drink, dancing, and fun. THEME – Halloween Happiness

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 6:30p-8:30p
Special Needs Events – Oakland County Parks Adaptive Needs Dance
Novi Community Center (45175 W 10 Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48375)
Enjoy an evening of music, dancing, pizza and meeting new people in a fun, supportive environment. For individuals ages 16 to 26 with developmental disabilities. Contact 248-424-7081 or Adaptive@oakgov.com. $10/ participant, $5/ caregiver. Pre-registration with payment required. no walk-ins, no refunds. Price includes dinner, drink, dancing, and fun. THEME – Novi Hoedown

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 6p-8p
Special Needs Events – Oakland County Parks Adaptive Needs Dance
Waterford Oaks Activity Center (2800 Watkins Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328)
Enjoy an evening of music, dancing, pizza and meeting new people in a fun, supportive environment. For individuals ages 16 to 26 with developmental disabilities. Contact 248-424-7081 or Adaptive@oakgov.com. $12/ participant, $6/ caregiver. Pre-registration with payment required. no walk-ins, no refunds. Price includes dinner, drink, dancing, and fun. THEME – Jingle Bell Ball

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 6p-8p
Special Needs Events – Oakland County Parks Adaptive Needs Dance
Madison Hts Active Adult Center (29448 John R Rd, Madison Hts, MI 48071)
Enjoy an evening of music, dancing, pizza and meeting new people in a fun, supportive environment. For individuals ages 16 to 26 with developmental disabilities. Contact 248-424-7081 or Adaptive@oakgov.com. $12/ participant, $6/ caregiver. Pre-registration with payment required. no walk-ins, no refunds. Price includes dinner, drink, dancing, and fun. THEME – Holly Jolly Holiday

A portion of the special needs events listed on this page are from the Parent Advisory Committee via Rochester Community Schools calendar , OUCARES, Destination Oakland, Far Conservatory, RARA, Independence Twp Parks & Rec, AMC Theaters, and more.

More info on the Metro Detroit Special Needs Events Calendar in our Health / Special Needs section

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