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My Turn for Families Affected by ASD

Sunday, June 11, 2017
9:30-11:30 AM
Ruthven Museums Building Map
Families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders are invited to attend this free program in a less sensory-stimulating and crowd-free environment. This two-hour UMMNH event will allow My Turn visitors to explore the galleries at their own pace, view a planetarium show, and participate in ASD-friendly hands-on activities with specially trained staff and docents. The Museum will also offer a “quiet room” for families who need to step away from the activities for a bit. The Museum of Natural History is currently located in the 90-year-old Ruthven Museums Building which is not fully air-conditioned. Please dress accordingly.

My Turn is a year-long program held on the second Sunday of the month at participating cultural organizations in and around Ann Arbor. My Turn events are free for registered attendees, but space is limited, and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit the My Turn website for registration information.

Coordinated by the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Participating organizations include the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Therapeutic Riding, Inc., Arab American National Museum, Wild Swan Theater, Arts in Motion Studio & Friends and Leslie Science & Nature Center.
Building: Ruthven Museums Building
Website:
Event Type: Other
Tags: Children, Family, Free, Museum
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Museum of Natural History