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Port Discovery Children’s Museum certified as sensory inclusive to help individuals with sensory challenges

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Posted at 7:53 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 19:53:56-05

BALTIMORE — Port Discovery Children’s Museum has been certified as sensory inclusive by KultureCity.

KultureCity is a nationally recognized nonprofit that provides sensory inclusion training and tools to venues and large-scale events.

"Our goal at Port Discovery Children’s Museum is to ensure that the Museum is welcome to people of all abilities, and that all children and families can enjoy the playful learning and unique experiences the Museum offers,” said Bryn Parchman, President & CEO of Port Discovery Children’s Museum. “The training, materials and certification provided by KultureCity support our work to help all of our guests have a welcoming and enjoyable experience.”

In addition to becoming certified as sensory inclusive, Port Discovery is launching a monthly Sensory Friendly Time for visitors and members. Starting on Sunday, March 8, the Monthly Sensory Friendly Time will be offered from 11 AM to Noon on the second Sunday of each month.

During Sensory Friendly Time, Port Discovery will be adapted to provide a sensory friendly environment for visitors and members with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) , learning differences, and other sensory or communication needs. Advanced tickets are required, and space is limited.

For more information and to purchase advance tickets, click here.