MY DAY TO PLAY –

A SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN
ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

 

My Day to Play provides a comfortable environment to learn and grow and to give families who face similar challenges a place to connect and encourages learning and exploration in a safe environment. We will be closed to the public and provide Sensory Discovery Boxes and Gross Motor Sensory Play.

 

WHEN:​

​My Day to Play is slated to return in the fall of 2022!

Activities & Details

 

We will be closed to the public and provide Sensory Discovery Boxes and Gross Motor Sensory Play. Quiet space will be available as well as different sessions of Animal Time and a special science or art exploration activity, in addition to free play on all 3 floors of the museum!

Our community partner, the Maine Autism for Education and Research (MAIER), has created a Social Narrative – all about visiting Maine Discovery Museum. Click here to read and download.

 

Programs

Animal Time: meet and learn about MDM’s live animals!

Sensory Craft or Science Activity

 

All evening:

In the Baseball Diamond:

Gross Motor Sensory Play &

Sensory Boxes

 

Quiet Space available in the Robotics Lab.

 

What is Autism

 

The Autism Society – This page links to the “What is Autism” page of the Society’s website.

My Day to Play is on Facebook!

 

Our Group page is a platform to share information and to connect with each other. Click here to join!

 

My Day to Play is sponsored in part with generous support from the Penobscot Foundation for Developmental Services.