As the weather begins to cool, more and more activities will move indoors. But there’s still lots to do. Here are some of our top picks for September.

 Come splash the day away at Adaptive Preschool Puddle Splashers on September 4, at 5:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for special needs preschoolers to enjoy supervised play in one of the most fun elements of nature: water. Prepare to get wet, muddy and happy. Registration required.

September Special Needs and Adaptive Activities

American Sign Language Day at the Zoo

September 2,  9:45 am -4 pm

Join the Indianapolis Zoo for ASL-interpreted animal chats and presentations all day long, including the Flamingo Mingle, dolphin presentations, All-Star Dog Challenge, walrus chat, 3 pm Magnificent Macaws presentation and much more.


Sensory Friendly Time at the State Museum

September 10,  3-5 pm

During this special afternoon, museum lights will be at a lower level, extra sounds will be limited, distracting motions will be paused and sensory-friendly activities will be offered in the galleries.


Adaptive Game On at Rhodius Park

September 14, 12:30-4 pm

Rhodius Park will set up a variety of tabletop, video games and athletic games for special needs kids. Light refreshments will also be served.


The Arc’s Johnson County Resource Fair

September 19, 6:30-8 pm

The Arc Advocacy Network will have information about Medicaid Waivers, government programs and services, guardianship and alternatives, The Arc Master Trust, the Erskine Green Training Institute and a variety of other topics available for families and self-advocates.