Science Central’s Special Abilities Days returning to in-person

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Science Central has announced that it’s Special Abilities Days activities will be returning to an on-site format beginning in August.

The free monthly program is for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as their caretakers.

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August’s program titled “Small Science” is scheduled for the 26th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Science Central said that attendees will be given a take-home experiment kit following the demonstrations. In addition, attendees will be able to explore Science Central.

For Special Abilities Days, modifications are made to exhibits and programs, including:

  • Lower ambient sound levels
  • Increased light in areas that are usually dark
  • Access to listening devices
  • Less-crowded environment
  • Extra staff on hand
  • Additional demonstrations with extra tactile stimulation
  • Access to a private changing table
  • Access to a sensory room
  • Face shields (limited quantities)

Pre-registration is required for Special Abilities Days. Tickets can be claimed on Science Central’s website.

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