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Summer 2024 - Programs, Events, and More!

The Boston Ability Center staff generated a list of local inclusive activities that we hope will provide fun for the whole family this summer!

*Please be sure to visit the websites below for the most up-to-date information.

What: Free concert for autistic individuals and their families

Where: Quincy, MA

What: Specialized sports program for children ages 12 months to 12 years

Where: Walpole, MA

What: Local farm with a 0.4 mile paved walking trail. Website features a social story and additional accessibility information

Where: Lincoln, MA

What: An opportunity for moms of children with autism to bond with other moms by sharing laughs while lifting each other up

Where: Virtual

What: This program offers a dedicated hour with a reduced number of guests and quieter sensory-friendly environment. Come listen to live music at a decreased volume while enjoying delicious food and drinks from local food trucks and breweries.

Where: Hingham, MA

What: See a movie on the big screen with no loud noises and higher house lights for better visibility.

Where: Littleton, MA

What: The Especially for Me event series offers dedicated hours and free admission for families with disabilities

Where: Acton, MA

What: Adaptive recreational swim program at a fully accessible pool. Led by aquatics instructors and a lifeguard, groups will participate in fun safe activities and water games that maximize independence in the water.

Where: Worcester, MA

What: Events and adaptive programs for youth and adults

Where: East Boston, MA

What: Waypoint Adventure challenges people with disabilities to discover their purpose, talents, and strengths through the transformative power of adventure. Summer programs related to kayaking, canoeing, tandem cycling, and more!

Where: Concord, MA

What: Adaptive fitness programs - 1:1, semi-private, small groups

Where: West Roxbury, MA

What: Program for kids and teens on the autism spectrum and their families to explore and experience art. Each class consists of a gallery tour focusing on a few specific artworks, followed by an art-making activity in the classroom

Where: Boston, MA

What: Movie showings where the lights are turned up and the sound is turned down; viewers are welcome to get up, dance, walk, shout or sing!

Where: Multiple locations across MA

What: A week of camp-related events and activities for families of chronically ill children

Where: Brewster, MA

What: Find a list of websites offering adaptive classes and sports activities

Where: Northborough & Southborough, MA

What: Jump and socialize in a quieter, toned-down environment

Where: Multiple locations across MA

What: Program for musicians with disabilities

Where: Boston, MA

What: Deaf-lead classes for an authentic and immersive experience rooted in the rich history and culture of the Deaf community

Where: Virtual

Please feel free to email the Boston Ability Center ( with recommendations for programs, events, classes and more! We are always eager to connect with like-minded individuals and organizations in the community who share our values.

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