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Adults on the Spectrum Share their Experiences at Museums

Museum Access Consortium

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EST)

New York, NY

Adults on the Spectrum Share their Experiences at Museums

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Workshop description: We welcome all representatives from the museum and disability communities to join the Museum Access Consortium and GRASP for this facilitated conversation with adults who are themselves diagnosed with on the autism spectrum about their experiences of visiting museums, zoos, and other cultural sites. Michael John Carley, Executive Director of GRASP, will lead a panel discussion, followed by a question and answer period.  Attendees will be encouraged to submit questions at the time of registration, as well as at the event itself.  

Hosts: This workshop is hosted by the Museum Access Consortium (MAC) in partnership with GRASP at the Museum of Modern Art's Cullman Education Center in the auditorium.

About GRASP: GRASP is the largest organization in the world composed of adults who have autism and is dedicated to improving the lives of adults and teens on the autism spectrum through community outreach, peer supports, education, and advocacy. 

Date: Tuesday, January 29th

Time: 4:00PM-6:00PM

Registration details: This event is open and free to all individuals in the museum and disability fields, but space is limited.  Registration is required.  Please register by selecting a ticket above.

Accessibility: 

This workshop will be held in a theater that is wheelchair accessible.


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Upon Request:
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This space is equipped with an induction loop that transmits directly to hearing aids with T-Coils.  Neck loops are available, as well as CART, upon request.  If you require these accommodations, please email museumaccess@gmail.com or call (212) 570-7789.  Please contact us at least one week before the workshop.

Have questions about Adults on the Spectrum Share their Experiences at Museums? Contact Museum Access Consortium

When & Where



MoMA's Cullman Education Center
Auditorium
4 West 54th Street
New York, NY

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EST)


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Organizer

Museum Access Consortium

MAC consists of representatives from various museum departments throughout the New York City Metropolitan area and members and representatives of the disability community. Members of MAC exchange information, ideas and resources, offer educational workshops on accessibility topics, and provide a network of mutual support.

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