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Wherever you are on your journey, you are not alone.

The Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin keeps you informed with regular updates, communications and a referral based resource directory full of supports that specialize in meeting your families’ individualized needs.

Our family events provide a sense of community and support. They offer a chance to connect and interact with other families that understand and are with you every step of the journey.

The connection is you.™

Easily add events to your calendar or Google calendar by clicking on the CALENDAR or GOOGLECAL link under the EVENT DETAILS for each event.

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01may12:00 am30jun(jun 30)12:00 pmA-Mazing Challenge - Making Connections

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01may12:00 am30jun(jun 30)12:00 pmA-Mazing Challenge - Making Connections

05jun9:00 am12:00 pmFREE Sensory Friendly Sundays - Germantown Library & Autism Society SE WI

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A-Mazing Challenge for Autism

Join us for the A-Mazing Challenge scavenger hunt style game that is designed to educate and entertain in a fun and safe way.

There will be second and third quarter games in 2022.

Stay tuned and don’t miss this opportunity to win bi-weekly prizes and a chance at the grand prize – Family Fun Basket filled with activities and goodies. Challenge yourself and your friends to various missions using the GooseChase app on your smart phone or device. Play as an individual or as part of a team! Click Here to learn more about our upcoming games, rules and prizes.

Member Only Pool Party at the Cedarburg Community Pool

Click here to learn more about the August 7th member only pool party at the Cedarburg Community Pool and how to become a member of the Autism Society SE WI.

A-Team Fun Walk

The A-Team Fun Walk For Autism is a family friendly event where dedicated walkers, volunteers and sponsors raise money to help the Autism Society SE WI continue to provide programs, services and support within your community. As one of the largest autism family gatherings in the state, it’s also an amazing experience filled with activities, entertainment and the celebration of coming together to change the future for everyone affected by autism. Click Here to learn more about the A-Team Fun Walk.

Blue Lotus Farm and Retreat

Blue Lotus Farm and Retreat has 64 rural, beautiful acres with many accessible outdoor activities, like kayaking, hiking, and swimming. The Autism Society SE WI is looking forward to hosting a family outing on July 9, 2022. Details and registration information coming soon!

Brewers Select Game Days

Check back here for details on 2022 Milwaukee Brewer games sponsored by the Autism Society SE WI.

Cool Waters Water Park – Greenfield

This member-only event is a great way to help family members who are apprehensive about pools get used to having fun in the water in a safe environment.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cool Waters has suspended large group gatherings. We hope to continue this great event when it becomes available.

Where: 2028 S. 124th Street, West Allis, WI, 53227.
When: TBD

First Stage Sensory Friendly Productions

Enjoy a performance where families with children who need sensory accommodations can share the experience of seeing family-friendly theater. These performances feature a welcoming environment including lower sound, lights up, and available quiet areas staffed by educators experienced with the care of students with autism and other developmental disabilities.

We partner with First Stage to offer our members & friends a discounted rate of $5.00/ticket to select performances and include a money back guarantee.

Click Here for additional information about upcoming 2022 performance dates, sensory friendly accommodations and money back guarantee information.

Helium Trampoline and Adventure Park

Helium Trampoline and Adventure Park features 100+ trampolines, a foam pit & a rock wall plus aerobics, basketball & dodge ball.

Check back here for upcoming Autism Society SE WI events at Helium Trampoline and Indoor Adventure Park.

Where: 16235 West Beloit Road, New Berlin, WI 53151.
When: TBD

Holiday Cheer Event

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Autism Society SE WI had to pivot to virtual events in 2020 and 2021 in place of our typical in-person Holiday Party.

In 2021 we were able to make the holidays a little brighter for over 150 individuals with Autism at our Holiday Cheer Drive-Thru event. We celebrated with carolers and Santa, as our elves handed out gift bags of donated items, hot chocolate and holiday light show tickets.

Stay tuned for dates and details for the 2022 Holiday Cheer Event. We look forward to celebrating in-person again with crafts, treats, games, gifts, Santa and more.

Going to visit Santa Autism Society SE WI social story

Sensory Friendly Sundays at Germantown Community Library

Join the Germantown Community Library and the Autism Society SE WI as we open the library on select Sunday mornings for guests & families with special needs including Autism. Explore the Early Literacy Area, check out books & DVDs, learn about the free library programs & digital resources.

This great program is for anyone that has ever needed a modified library environment for their family. You do not need to live in Germantown to participate or to qualify for a free library card. All WI residents are welcome.

Where: N112 W16957 Mequon Road, Germantown, WI, 53022.
When: 9-10 a.m. – private library time, 10:00 a.m. – noon themed activities for guests of all ages.

Click Here to register and to learn more about upcoming themed events.

SOAR Airport Rehearsal Program

The SOAR program is an airport rehearsal program designed for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), their families, and aviation professionals. The goal of SOAR is to alleviate some of the stress that people with disabilities and their families experience when traveling by air. It includes a MKE unique social story that participant families review before the big rehearsal day.

Where: General Mitchell International Airport, 5300 S. Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207
When: TBD

Click for more information on past program 

Sunburst Family Outing

Join the Autism Society SE WI for a day of fun in the sun while snow tubing at Sunburst Winter Sports Park in Kewaskum. Families can purchase discounted $5 tickets per tuber and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate in the warming barn during the event.

Where: Sunburst Winter Sports Park

8355 Prospect Drive

Kewaskum, WI

Click Here to learn more or register for this great event. Deadline is February 6, 2022.

Urban Autism Summit

Urban Autism Summit

If your family has been touched by autism, or you are a caregiver, an adult on the spectrum or a professional who supports individuals living with autism, please join us! The goal of the Urban Autism Summit is to close the gap in information and services about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) for families and the professionals who serve them in Milwaukee.

Click Here to learn more about our 2021 Urban Autism Summit.

2022 Dates: TBD

 

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