As winter arrives, families in specific states served by Key Autism Services can look forward to a season filled with autism-friendly activities. From the snowy peaks of Colorado to the cultural richness of Massachusetts, we’ve compiled a list of winter adventures tailored to the unique locations served by Key Autism Services. 

Colorado: Snowy Peaks and Adaptive Skiing

Discover the magic of winter in Colorado by exploring its snowy peaks. Take advantage of adaptive skiing programs offered at renowned resorts, providing individuals of all abilities the chance to enjoy the thrill of the slopes. 

Georgia: Botanical Bliss at Festive Gardens

Escape the winter blues in Georgia by visiting vibrant botanical gardens adorned with festive lights. Many gardens in the state host sensory-friendly evenings, providing a magical experience for individuals with autism. 

Illinois: Skating Sensations in the Heartland

Embrace winter in Illinois with sensory-friendly ice skating sessions. Many ice rinks across the state offer designated times for individuals with sensory sensitivities to enjoy the ice in a calmer environment. 

Massachusetts: Skiing Sensations in the Bay State

Celebrate the snowy season in Massachusetts with a family-friendly day at one of the charming ski resorts. Many resorts offer adaptive skiing programs, making winter sports accessible for everyone. 

Virginia: Indoor Water Park Adventures 

In Virginia, where winter can be a mix of snow and milder temperatures, enjoy the season with a trip to an indoor water park. Many parks offer special accommodations for individuals with autism, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for the whole family. 

Alabama: Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Escape the winter blues in Alabama by participating in therapeutic horseback riding programs, promoting sensory integration, and providing a unique outdoor experience. 

North Carolina: Wildlife Sanctuaries and Winter Wonders 

Explore the wonders of winter in North Carolina by visiting local wildlife sanctuaries or participating in sensory-friendly indoor activities. 

Missouri: Science Center Adventures

Discover the magic of winter in Missouri with visits to local science centers that offer engaging and interactive indoor activities for individuals of all abilities. 

Tennessee: Outdoor Adventures and Adaptive Sports

Experience winter in Tennessee with outdoor adventures, including adaptive sports programs designed to accommodate various abilities. 

Texas: Seaside Serenity and Adaptive Surfing

Celebrate winter on the Texas coast with beachside activities, including adaptive surfing programs and sensory-friendly seaside outings. 

Winter is a season filled with unique opportunities for families in these highlighted states to bond and create lasting memories. Whether it’s enjoying the snowy peaks of Colorado or the seaside serenity of Texas, the winter season offers a range of possibilities for families to connect and celebrate together. Explore the wonders of winter in your state and make this season a time of joy and inclusivity for everyone in the Key Autism Services community. 

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Published On: November 27th, 2023 / Categories: Autism, Parenting / Tags: /