Community Events

Many times each year, ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA holds community events. These events are organized especially for people on the autism spectrum, and frequently also invite families and support professionals. Watch for these events. They are a lot of fun to attend.

    • Autism Resources

    • Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

      Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

      Stage AE

      Saturday, May 17, 2014

      5k Walk: 9:00 a.m.

      One-Mile Fun Walk: 9:15 a.m.



    • Register Now for the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

      The evening will include stations featuring jobs,
      volunteer work and hobbies of
      adults with autism in our community
      Thursday, April 24, 2014
      6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

      Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
      6300 Fifth Avenue
      Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    • Pittsburgh Marathon Team

      Register for the race of your choice here

      For questions, email Jennifer at

    • Art March-March 30th 1pm-4pm




      • a hand-drumming class lead by a professional percussionist, who is a certified teacher extremely experienced in autism
      • a couple of galleries with cool art including Robots Alive at SPACE galler
      • relax in the Harris theater for free short films shown in autism-friendly style (lights halfway up, sound turned down)
      • get into the arts with puppet and mural making in a great indoor space



    • Autism Friendly Easter Bunny

      Autism Friendly Easter Bunny visits will be at

      Ross Park Mall and South Hills Village

      Sunday, April 13, 2014

      9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

      Registration available here

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