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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.™

Eble Ice Skating Family Fun Event

Take some time to reconnect and enjoy some family fun while ice skating at this private, member only event. Enjoy the modified sensory friendly environment while you skate with ample space to take a break in the bleachers, lobby/concession stand area or in a quiet room when needed. All skating abilities are welcome.

Where: Eble Ice Arena, 19400 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI 53045
When: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023

Click to see more information and register your family for this great program!

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.
Where: Greenfield Park
When: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
2023 Date: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023

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 8, 2023. Details and registration information coming soon!

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 performance dates, sensory friendly accommodations and money back guarantee information.

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 

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.

2023 Dates: TBD

 

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february

18feb3:30 pm5:00 pmThe Hobbit at First Stage Theater

march

18mar3:30 pm5:00 pmThe SpongeBob Musical at First Stage Theater

25mar4:30 pm6:30 pmEble Ice Skating Member Event Families come and have a wintery good time!

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