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16 Jan 2011

Please Touch Museum hosts National Disability Awareness exhibit Jan 22 – April 24

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January 16, 2011 Category: Health Posted by:

An interactive, yet sensitive disability awareness exhibit that delivers the message to children, parents and educators that as human beings, we are more alike than different, travels to Philadelphia on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011.

 

Access/ABILITY, a national traveling exhibit designed for children ages 5-12 and their families, will be at Please Touch Museum through April 24, 2011. This 1,200-square-foot exhibit, developed by Boston Children’s Museum, presents people living with disabilities participating in everyday activities and settings that are familiar to children.

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The exhibit features fun and engaging activities that show the similarities and differences in how each of us, with or without disabilities, goes places, communicates, has fun, and learns. Visitors will have a chance to learn phrases in American Sign Language, type their names in Braille, try a hand-pedaled bike and take part in a multi-sensory City Walk.

 

Access/ABILITY is open daily from Jan. 22-April 24, 2011 and is free with regular museum admission ($15 for visitors ages 1 and older). The exhibit was created by Boston Children’s Museum and is sponsored nationally by MetLife Foundation. The exhibit is sponsored in Philadelphia by the Widener Memorial Foundation in Aid of Handicapped Children and the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust. Local partners include Inglis Foundation and Art-Reach.

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