Special Education - Parent Mentors - Attractions
Alliance Theatre – hosts performances/events that are accessible to all patrons, including blind/low vision, deaf/hearing loss, mobility disabilities, and sensory-friendly.
Atlanta Braves Exceptional Fans – offers a Social Storybook that illustrates what to expect when attending a Braves game at Truist Park, a sensory map, dedicated Accessible Seating Specialists on staff and more. Guests who purchase tickets through the Accessible Seating Department will receive a Welcome Kit, including a special green credential that says “Braves Exceptional Fan” with a spot for emergency contact information.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra – all programs of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra are accessible to people with special needs. Persons requiring assistance are requested to phone the Woodruff Box Office at (404) 733-5000 in advance.
Center for Puppetry Arts – offers accessibility to all individuals and includes sensory-friendly experiences to guest with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Children’s Museum of Atlanta – opens early on designated Sensory-Friendly Sundays and offers a sensory-modified setting and a social story to prepare families for their visit.
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre – is fully accessible, including parking, designated seating, and phonic ear devices and sign language (ASL) interpreted performances.
Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame – includes accessibility/sensory-friendly options and guest assistance for those with special needs to enjoy the 50+ exhibits on college football history.
Elm Street Cultural Arts Village – offers theatre performances with sensory accommodations and sign language (ASL) interpretation. Detail sensory guidelines are provided to help families prepare for the show.
Fernbank Museum – offers a series of special sensory events designed for guests with sensory sensitivities, special needs or various physical abilities who might benefit from a less-crowded environment. These events will provide a quieter and calmer environment for guests to explore the full museum as well as experience a sensory-friendly movie in the Giant Screen Theater.
The Fox Theatre – is dedicated to providing a comfortable and enjoyable theatre experience for all individuals in need of special accommodation
Georgia Aquarium – is the first aquarium to be designated as a Certified Autism Center (CAC). The aquarium provides expedited entrances, sensory bags, and designated quiet zones. Georgia Aquarium is committed to providing engaging and interactive experiences for everyone, no matter their ability.
Georgia Ballet – Sensory-friendly performances are tailored to children and adults with different visual and auditory sensitivities. The show is shortened to one hour. These performances allow those with sensitivities a chance to enjoy live performance without the potentially starting effects of loud music or harsh lighting.
Georgia Symphony Orchestra – offers an annual Sensory-Friendly concert. As a component of the GSO’s educational and outreach programs, this concert will present audience members the ability to experience the greatness of orchestral music without any of the constraints of a standard performance.
The High Museum of Art – seeks to unite people with art by creating a platform for multiple perspectives and removing barriers to access. The High Museum offers accessibility to those with all abilities.
Six Flags Over Georgia – Attraction Accessibility Program is designed to accommodate guests with disabilities or certain other qualifying impairments so they may participate in the enjoyment of our Parks.
Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History – offers a sensory-friendly afternoon on the last Tuesday of each month. From 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm, the museum will be transformed into a sensory-friendly environment. We welcome visitors with Autism Spectrum Disorder, sensory processing issues, or special needs to explore the Museum at their own pace.
Zoo Atlanta – has partnered with KultureCity to improve our ability to assist and accommodate guests with sensory needs. Our objective is to provide an exclusive and seamless experience for all guests. We strive to raise awareness of the needs and challenges faced by individuals with sensory processing disorders by supplying our team members with continuous training and by offering the resources and accommodations below.
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