SenseAble Science

The Museum of Science and Innovation (miSci) offers a sensory-friendly experience on the last Sunday of each month, in partnership with Schenectady ARC and the Autism Society Greater Hudson Region. The museum opens early for family members to bring a loved one with autism, and they provide visual support and trained staff throughout the exhibits. […]

SenseAble Movies

In collaboration with the Schenectady ARC, SenseAble Movies provide a sensory accessible movie experience for those with Autism and other sensory needs. Lights stay on and sound is lowered, and there is the ability to vocalize and move freely in the theater without fear of being asked to leave. Join us for a screening of […]

Outback With A Heart – Fundraiser Dinner for Autism

Important Update on the 2020 Outback with a Heart Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM Due to increasing restrictions on restaurant dining in New York State, we and Outback Steakhouse have decided to make changes to Tuesday’s Outback with a Heart event. For your safety, we will not be able to host […]

SenseAble Swimming

In partnership with local pools, SenseAble Swimming is a great night to spend with friends and family who need a sensory-friendly place to swim. The lifeguard and staff on site have been trained by the Autism Society to be in tune with the unique needs of swimmers on the spectrum. Guests can enjoy swimming, board […]

SenseAble Gaming

In partnership with Gaming Insomniacs, our Urban CoWorks neighbors, the Autism Society Greater Hudson Region is offering a brand new SenseAble Program. Designed for teens and tweens (ages 10-18), this is a Supported Social Opportunity. Console games will be available, and there will be Autism Society Staff onsite to offer support. Have a Nintendo Switch? […]


AUGUST 9-OCTOBER 1, 2021 When we couldn’t bring the community together for our annual race/walk in 2020, we innovated a virtual walk that allowed participants to join in from anywhere, and walk or run on their own schedule. Participants logged their daily miles over 54 days. We challenged them to complete 54 miles over the […]

5K Duck Dash & Family Duck Waddle

IN-PERSON 5K DUCK DASH/FAMILY DUCK WADDLE MOHAWK HARBOR, SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK OCTOBER 3, 2021 In this traditional race/walk, compete against some of the best distance runners in New York State, or go for a personal best. Or bring family and friends out for a leisurely walk in a beautiful setting! Sign up as a solo […]

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