MY DAY TO PLAY – A SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

My Day to Play, developed by Lead Volunteer, Rosalyn Fisher, a retired occupational therapist experienced working with children on the spectrum and MDM’s Director of Education, Trudi Plummer, is all about providing a comfortable environment to learn and grow and to give families who face similar challenges a place to connect and encourages learning and exploration in a safe environment.

 

WHEN:​

  • January 12th

  • January 26th

  • February 9th

  • February 23rd

  • March 8th

  • March 22nd

  • April 5th

  • April 19th

  • May 10th

  • May 24th

Activities & Details

We will be closed to the public and provide Sensory Discovery Boxes and Gross Motor Sensory Play. Quiet space will available as well as different sessions of animal one-on-one and a special science or art exploration activity, in addition to free play on all 3 floors of the museum!

 

4:45 PM – Animal Time

Meet and learn about MDM’s live animals!

 

5:15 PM – Sensory Craft or Science Activity

 

All evening:

In the Baseball Diamond:

Gross Motor Sensory Play &

Sensory Boxes

 

Quiet Space in Birthday Party Room A

 

What is Autism

The Autism Society – This page links to the “What is Autism” page of the Society’s website.

Please call (207) 262-7200 to register! Email Rosalyn Fisher with questions/concerns.

My Day to Play is on Facebook!

Our Group page is a platform to share information and to connect with each other. Click here to join!

 

Our community partner, the Maine Autism for Education and Research (MAIER), has created a Social Narrative – all about visiting Maine Discovery Museum. Click here to read and download.

 

My Day to Play is sponsored in part with generous support from the Penobscot Foundation for Developmental Services.