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Explore-Abilities Evening

October 21, 2023 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Explore-Abilities Evening: A Sensory-Friendly Museum Event

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023
Time: 5:30PM – 7:30PM
Location: Children’s Museum, 45 Forks Market Road

Part of our Explore-Abilities Access Program, join us on Saturday, October 21 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM for an Explore-Abilities Evening – a sensory-friendly museum experience designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to have fun and enjoy interactive, hands-on learning in a safe and accessible facility!

Developed in conjunction with experts from Autism Learning Centre, Autism Manitoba, and On The Spectrum Therapy Services, this event features:

  • Light and sound reductions in museum galleries
  • Extra visual signage for safety
  • A less crowded environment
  • Designated quiet zones apart from the galleries
  • Specialized equipment (i.e., UbiDuo 2-Way Communication Device, sunglasses, ear defenders, fidget toys, and Braille Visitor Information Brochures in English and French) available upon request
  • Specially trained staff to complement your museum experience

For more information about the Explore-Abilities Access Program, please contact the Director of Education & Exhibits at 204.924.4003.


Explore-Abilities Access Program Supporters

The 2023/2024 Explore-Abilities Access Program was made possible by the following supporters:

  • Carla Greenwald
  • The Bertram Austin Goodman, May Easton McLaren Goodman, and Dorothy Jean Goodman Foundation

How To Register

Contact our Sales & Bookings Coordinator at 204.924.4005 or complete the online registration request form below to register for this event. Please register early, as events can fill quickly!

Note:

  • Your registration will only be confirmed once the Sales & Bookings Coordinator has contacted you to verify your attendance.
  • Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Venue

Children’s Museum
45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4T6 Canada
Phone
204.924.4000
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