September 14, 2024 all-day

DI Adult with Special Needs Smiling Friends 5350600022 DDS Transition-to-Adult Services Information Session for Massachusetts Disability ServicesActon, MA, September 14th, 2024, 5 – 8 pm. A special free evening for visitors 18 years and older with developmental disabilities, including having autism or Downs Syndrome, and their families or caregivers.
* Enjoy a friendly experience in an accessible and universally designed museum while exploring our interactive exhibits and participating in hands-on activities.
* Any person 18years old and older who can benefit from a limited capacity visit are welcome at this event.
* A medical diagnosis is not required.
* The Museum will be closed to the general public during the event.
* The Discovery Museum is ADA-compliant and all exhibits are accessible, designed according to Universal Design principles.
* Resources are always available to use including: noise-reducing headphones, a Social Story Guide in six languages, a sensory map to the Museum, and a designated “Take a Break” space.
*American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters may be requested during registration.
* Parking is free and dinner, including a gluten-free option, is provided at all evening events.
All Especially for Me events are free to attend, but preregistration is required.
Dates and registration links can be found online at www.discoveryacton.org/visit/especially-me . Or contact sheilman@discoveryacton.org.

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