Autism Awareness Month continues, and we are not short on ideas to help you celebrate! We have searched both Houston and Dallas areas to find a variety of sensory-friendly events for you to explore this April! Take a look below and pick your favorites to attend. You’re sure to find something for everyone on this list.

Sensory friendly event

April 7

Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, Texas


Meet Up at the Museum is a free program for adults who are on the autism spectrum and their caregivers. Participants will have time to explore artworks in the galleries, get creative during a hands-on, art-making experience, and more! While the needs of individuals with autism are the focus of this program, it is also intended to be fun for caregivers or guests!

This program is free, but reservations are required. Learn more here!


Sensory friendly event

April 9

Denney Theatre at Kinder HSPVA
Houston, Texas


Kinder HSPVA Inclusion of Disabilities in the Arts presents: Wonder! A Sensory Friendly Showcase. Featuring dances, songs, short plays, and more! Come experience the magic of the arts at HSPVA. Use the unlimited promotional code WONDER to enjoy this performance for FREE!  

The performance is designed for individuals with disabilities and their families. Learn more here!


Sensory friendly event

April 17

Plymouth United United Church of Christ
Spring, Texas


Plymouth United Spiritual Formation for Children is hosting a sensory friendly Easter Egg Hunt! 

Accommodations include:

* Outdoor driveway egg hunt for wheelchair accessibility

* Outdoor large grassy yard hunt for social distancing

* Top 8 allergen-friendly treats and non-food items

* Visually impaired balloon eye-level eggs

Learn more here!


Sensory friendly event

April 21 st

Nasher Sculpture Center
Dallas, Texas


Enjoy an early evening in the garden of the Nasher Sculpture Center. Explore and discover art through active and quiet learning activities designed for neurodiverse learners of all ages.

FREE admission for all participants. Siblings are welcome. Registration requested.

Activities will include:

-Scavenger hunts

-Sensory tents

-Art-making stations

-Sensory quiet room facilitated by occupational therapy students from Texas Woman’s University

-Activity tables will be offered by Dallas Arboretum and by Dallas Sensory Consortium partners, which include Dallas Zoo, Frontiers of Flight Museum, Dallas Museum of Art, and Dallas Public Library

Program registrants can choose free self-parking at the Dallas Museum of Art, or free valet in front of the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Learn more here!


If you are still looking for more ways to celebrate Autism Awareness Month, then check out our blog which lists many ways for you to keep the celebration and awareness going!