The Midwest Ability Summit is a metro-wide ability expo for those with disabilities, including youth, adults, families, caregivers & professionals. Attendees will have an opportunity to explore booths that provide products & services to the disabled community. Our goal is to bring together persons with disabilities & the organizations, products, resources & programs to assist them with leading full & productive lives.
CEU Classes available.
All About Autism will provide a sensory friendly area and hands on activities.
Come out to Centerpoint Medical Center Community Ice for our Learn-to-Skate and sled hockey programs. These programs are designed for athletes who have an intellectual and/or physical disability and would like to learn to ice skate, play hockey or play sled hockey for free.
This program is possible through support from Variety KC, Kansas City Mavericks, Midwest Adaptive Sports, City of Independence Parks, Recreation and Tourism, and Centerpoint Medical Center Community Ice.
For more information please call 816-325-7843.
Playing Saturday, August 25, 2018 - Disney's Christopher Robin
The program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing.
AMC Barrywoods 24, AMC Studio 28 with Dine-in Theatres, AMC Independence Commons 20 show Sensory Friendly Films on the second and fourth Tuesday and Saturday of the month.
Share posts and pics of your family fun with #AMCSensoryFriendly.
Schlitterbahn Kansas City and the Autism Society - the Heartland have partnered together again to bring Schlitterbahn Sundays to families with individuals with autism.
Free Admission for up to 10 families each week, maximum of 4 members per family. Families must be paid ASH members and individual with autism must be in attendance. Immediate family members and care givers only please. For our 2018 partnership, ASH families may sign up for a max of 2 Sundays to allow more families to participate.
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