Sensory World

North Texas Giving Day   September 21 @ 6:00 am - 11:59 pm

Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community by supporting local nonprofits and causes they care about in one easy-to-use platform. The event helps build awareness and support for nonprofits like nothing else. In 2022, we raised $75,000 to help purchase a new passenger van for community-based instruction and outings. North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the nation. Save the date for 09/21/2023!

 Boo Bash   October 21,2023

*Date is subject to changeBoo Bash is our annual Halloween Carnival open to the entire community. This event allows families to practice trick-or-treating in a sensory and communication-friendly environment. We provide non-edible and edible treats keeping in mind that some participants may have mild to severe food allergies. This event also features carnival games, a costume dance, bounce houses, concessions, and our ever-popular Boo Bus!

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HIPster Golf Classic   October 10, 2023

8:30am-4:30pm

Adaptive & Special Needs Programs

  • Angel Camp Now Enrolling!
  • Ages: 5-18 yearsAngel Camp is a day camp for children with special needs that offers typical day camp activities such as horse back riding, canoeing and basketball along with field trips specially designed for kids with special needs.

Locations:J.E.R. Chilton at Rockwall

  • Miracle League Baseball Now Enrolling!
  • Ages: 3 and UpMiracle League provides children and adults with special needs and other disabilities the opportunity to play softball / baseball in a safe, fun atmosphere.

Locations:Irving

  • Champions League
  • Ages: 7-25The Champions League is a multi-sports league for individuals with special needs. This groups meets monthly to play a variety of different sports, like baseball, lawn games, and swimming. This league requires registration.Locations:Semones Family

Swimming Now Enrolling!

Ages: varies by location and activitySwimming programs for children and adults with special needs and other disabilities range from adapted private lessons to Special Olympics swimming team. Locations:CoppellJ.E.R. Chilton at Rockwall

Yoga can improve behavior and focus, increase strength, flexibility, balance, and promote self-regulation in children with special needs. Each class is taught by a certified special needs yoga instructor. These classes require registration.Locations:Semones Family

Parties for children with special needs and their families are free and open to the community. Each year we celebrate Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween and Christmas. These events require registration.Locations:Semones Family



FODAC Music Fest – September 23, 2023ROCK “N” Roll and Make a Difference! The Friends of Disabled Adults and Children Savannah Music supported by Alzheimer’s Music Fest will feature 90’s Iconic Band, CRACKER!FODAC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit established in 1986 dedicated to supporting families and individuals facing the many different diagnoses of adults and children living with disabilities, injuries, and illnesses. FODAC has been serving the Savannah and coastal areas with deliveries of medical equipment for more than 5 years and is now starting an operation in Savannah that will help the area with real time access to the equipment and services we provide.


Home Medical Equipment Drives in 2023FODAC is a non-profit dedicated to recycling lightly used Home Medical Equipment (HME) and we rely on donations from the local communities. Help someone in your community today by recycling and donating your gently used equipment.
FODAC is partnering with cities and local civic groups to collect HME, with multiple events throughout the year!
If your community is not organizing an event, you can contact FODAC to schedule one near you.

 
"Invisible” Disabilities and the ADA When someone has a non-apparent disability, such as diabetes, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, asthma, mental illness or HIV/AIDS, it frequently can raise unique issues for both the employer and the employee. This session will review the legal issues, EEOC guidance and court decisions when "invisible" disabilities are at issue, including pre-employment inquiries and medical examinations, workplace disclosure, reasonable accommodations and confidentiality.  

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