May 2017
  • The Discovery Squad

    May 27, 2017 9:00am — 10:00am

    The Discovery Squad The American Museum of Natural History is proud to offer The Discovery Squad, a unique tour program designed for families affected by autism spectrum disorders. The program was developed in collaboration with the Seaver Autism Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. On select Saturday mornings, families can attend a 40-minute tour led by specially trained tour guides, then spend some time exploring the Discovery Room before the Museum opens to the public. Families…

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  • June 2017
  • The Discovery Squad

    Jun 3, 2017 9:00am — 10:00am

    The Discovery Squad The American Museum of Natural History is proud to offer The Discovery Squad, a unique tour program designed for families affected by autism spectrum disorders. The program was developed in collaboration with the Seaver Autism Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. On select Saturday mornings, families can attend a 40-minute tour led by specially trained tour guides, then spend some time exploring the Discovery Room before the Museum opens to the public. Families…

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  • Discovery Garden Early Opening for Children and Families of All Abilities

    Jun 3, 2017 9:00am — 10:00am
    Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Discovery Garden
    455 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted, Visitors Who Are Deaf, Visitors who use American Sign Language Programs, Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities, Visitors with Hearing Loss, Visitors with Learning Disabilities, Visitors with Memory Loss, Visitors with Mobility Impairments

    Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) invites you to make a special morning visit to the new Discovery Garden with your family before BBG opens to the public. Explore the garden at your own pace and participate in multisensory activities at facilitated stations. Participate in dramatic play Use real tools to explore science mysteries Garden Read stories We invite your feedback as we strive to make the garden engaging for families who have children with disabilities. Two ASL translators will be stationed…

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  • Special Day for Special Kids

    Jun 4, 2017 10:00am — 12:00pm
    New York Transit Museum
    99 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY, NY 11201 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted, Visitors Who Are Deaf, Visitors who use American Sign Language Programs, Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities, Visitors with Hearing Loss, Visitors with Learning Disabilities, Visitors with Memory Loss, Visitors with Mobility Impairments

    Rise and shine then come to the Transit Museum for an early opening in collaboration with Extreme Kids and Crew! Children with disabilities and their families can come to the Museum an hour before it opens to the public. Free admission, fun activities about transit and a quiet room are offered. All ages welcome. Special Day for Special Kids takes place 3 times a year. The next Special Day for Special Kids will be held on Sunday, June 4th from 10…

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  • Morning at the Museum

    Jun 10, 2017 9:00am — 10:30am
    Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
    2 E. 91st Street, New York, NY 10128 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities, Visitors with Learning Disabilities

    Morning at the Museum is a Smithsonian program that provides access to a museum for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities by providing pre-visit materials, early entrance for registered families, gallery scavenger hunt, design activities, and a “Take a Break” space. Saturday, June 10, 9:00–10:30 a.m. | Adventures in Architecture Families will explore our new exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s and its many examples of art deco architecture, design a building façade in a hands-on…

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