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Providing Welcoming Experiences for Visitors with Autism: Museum Professionals Share their Experiences

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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Representatives from the Museum at Eldridge Street, the New York Transit Museum, and the Queens Museum of Art will share their own experiences of creating and adapting programs for visitors who are on the Autism Spectrum.  This session will also provide the opportunity for workshop attendees to share their own experiences, ideas, and questions through facilitated discussions.  Presenters will include Lynette Morse from the New York Transit Museum, Sarah Verity from the Museum at Eldridge Street, and Michelle Lopez & Jennifer Oppito-Candiano from the Queens Museum of Art.

 

Date/Time: March 7th, 2012 from 3:00PM-5:00PM

Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art at the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education (entrance is located at 81st and 5th Ave) in the Sacerdote Lecture Hall. 

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Museum Access Consortium (MAC)

This workshop is brought to you by the Museum Access Consortium (MAC), a volunteer-based association that strives to enable people with disabilities to access cultural facilities of all types. To learn more about MAC, join MAC on Facebook, follow MAC on Twitter, or become a member (for free!) by clicking here and filling out a membership form.


MAC blog on Welcoming Visitors who have Autism Spectrum Disorders at Museums - We're posting blogs about the programs and adaptations that museums have made to provide more welcoming experiences to visitors with autism.  Please email museumaccess@gmail.com if you'd like to be a guest blogger and write about what your museum in the NYC area is doing! http://www.cityaccessny.org/MACblog

 

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Metropolitan Museum of Art (garage entrance on southern end of building at 80th St. and 5th Av)
Ruth & Harold D. Uris Ctr. for Education - Art Study Room
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10028

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)


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