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Events with sensory or accessibility accommodations

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust accessible events
Call: 412-456-6666

Carnegie Science Center accessible events
Call: 412-237-1641

The Tull Family Theater in Sewickley
Accessibility for patrons with limited hearing or vision, who have mobility challenges, and who have low vision. Offers sensory friendly screenings.
Call: 412-259-8542

Kennywood Park is a Certified Autism Center by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards.

Little Lake Theater in Washington County
Call: 724-745-6300

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Social events

The Friendship Circle allows children and young adults with special needs to enjoy the company of teenage and young adult volunteers in social activities.
Call: 412-224-4440

Community Social Club: Jewish Singles Social Network (JSSN) is a social group for adults between the ages of 18-55 with disabilities.
Call: 412-422-6720 ext.228

Circle of Friends has events for teens/young adults with special needs.
Call: 412-951-8787

The Recreation Alliance of North Pittsburgh (RANP) focuses on special needs programs.

Best Buddies offers One-to-One Friendship {school age to citizen (adult) programs} and Leadership Development programs. Also includes the Best Buddies Ball, Friendship Walk and YMCA Night.
Call: 1-888-604-7376

JCC Pittsburgh inclusive and special needs programs.
Call: 412-521-8010 (Squirrel Hill)
Call: 412-278-1975 (South Hills)

Sports, fitness and exercise

Special Olympics Allegheny County
Year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children (aged 8 and older) and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Call: 412-279-5450

Three Rivers Adaptive Sports
Sports and fitness consortium dedicated to adaptive sports—sports for individuals with disabilities

Find adaptive sports programs, inclusive recreation & disability resources in Pittsburgh.

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Immigrants & Internationals

Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh
Support, education services and a sense of community to the Bhutanese population in Pittsburgh.
Call 412-668-3197

Latin American Cultural Union
Community support and space for the Latin American community of Pittsburgh.
Call 412-301-5228 or 412-345-1047

Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Call 412-373-0101

Somali-Bantu Community Association of Pittsburgh
Call 412-519-5339 or send an email

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