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AMC Theaters Sensory-Friendly Films

AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where the lights are turned up, the sound is turned down, and viewers are welcome to get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Theaters and showtimes are listed. Online ticket purchase is available.

Beyond Play

Specializes in products for young children with special needs.

Camp Confidence

A year round education and recreation center for individuals of all ages with disabilities. Located in Brainerd.

Camp Discovery

A camp for youth and young adults with autism and Asperger Syndrome

Camp Knutson

Camp Knutson is a supportive, medically-sound camp for individuals with disabilities, medical conditions and other identified needs. We partner with other organizations to host camps for youth and adults with identified needs such as autism, heart disease, skin conditions, Down syndrome, burn survivors, HIV/AIDS and youth experiencing homelessness.

Camp Winnebago

Provides recreational opportunities for people of all abilities in a scenic natural environment.

Can Do Canines

Can Do Canines is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with specially trained dogs.


Improving the lives of people affected by ADHD.

Courage Center

We offer a wide range of services that improve independence and quality of life for people of all ages and abilities. Rehabilitation therapies, inpatient transitional rehabilitation, pain management, accessible fitness centers and pools, vocational and community-based services, behavioral/mental health therapies, family support, camping, and sports and recreation programs.


Cristo Vive International

Provides children and youth with disabilities and their families with an opportunity to experience the love of God and faith in Christ through a fun and engaging camp adventure.

Erik’s Ranch & Retreats

Erik’s Ranch & Retreats provides safe and unequaled living, working, social and recreational environments for young adults with autism, using its guiding principles of lifelong learning, individual community building and bidirectional integration through voluntourism.


Explore Minnesota – Minnesota Attractions that Cater to Kinds with Autism

This insightful article has links to many sensory-friendly Minnesota places. The author includes useful tips for making the most of your visit. 

Family Fun Twin Cities – Twin Cities Special Needs ShortList

This wonderful resource is a collection of links to dozens of fun places that cater to families with special needs members. It also features a calendar of upcoming sensory-friendly events. 

Fishing Has No Boundaries Inc.

Recreational fishing opportunities for people with disabilities.

Flying Wheels Travel

Flying Wheels Travel provides more than 40 years of experience and knowledge to make your dream vacation a reality whether in the United States or worldwide. We customize individual travel itineraries for you and those who might travel with you. We will arrange your accessible transportation, accommodations and excursions to meet your needs.

Independent Lifestyles, Inc. (ILICIL)

A team promoting independence and choices for people with disabilities.

LDA Minnesota

LDA Minnesota, a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) agency, helps children, youth, and adults with or at risk for learning and attention challenges to achieve their potential in work, school, and life.

Living Well Disability Services

Weekend respite getaways.

MacPhail Center for Music

Serves individuals with varying diagnoses, including developmental, physical, cognitive disorders with music therapy.

Metropolitan Center for Independent Living

MCIL is dedicated to the full promotion of the independent living philosophy by supporting individuals with disabilities in their personal efforts to pursue self-directed lives.

MN Star Program

STAR's mission is to help all with disabilities gain access to and acquire the assistive technology they need to live, learn, work and play.

Pacer’s Housing Project

Housing option for independent living.

Parenting Special Needs Magazine

Parenting Special Needs Magazine is a FREE, bimonthly, online publication serving the special needs community. Covering all ages and stages of guiding children/individuals with special needs.

Pathways to Community

Summer camp, after school programs, and weekend overnight activities for adults and children over 10 years old.

Ski for Light, Inc.

An organization that teachs blind, visually- and mobility-impaired adults how to cross-country ski.

SpEd Advisors

SPED Advisors is the only free special education platform that seeks to connect members of the special need’s community with each other. This review-based special needs support system allows you to share and receive free resources, knowledge, awareness and experiences from people just like you. 

Three Rivers Park District Assessibility Programs

Three Rivers Park District is committed to providing inclusive and accessible opportunities for people of all abilities. We strive to meet and exceed the requirements of the Americans with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through our services, facilities, recreational opportunities, programs, and more. 

True Friends

Camp for children and adults with physical disabilities, sensory/language impairments, and other disabilities or illnesses. Located in rural Maple Lake.

UNDERSTOOD for learning and attention issues

An innovative digital resource where parents can come to understand and feel understood.

Walk Right In Ministries

Walk Right In Ministries equips people to connect and grow in Christ-centered communities while discovering adventure in life’s challenges.

Weighted Wearables, LLC.

High-quality line of weighted adaptive products that facilitate proprioceptive feedback, increase postural stability and attention span, and organize arousal level for learning.


The Y promotes and provides access to healthy lifestyles for all children and adults, including those with disabilities. Through positive recreational experiences, we emphasize each person's abilities and individuality and help participants build social skills. Kids in our adaptive programs will work toward a healthy mind, body and spirit.

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