Accessible Connecticut. A Guide to Recreation for Children by Nora Ellen Groce,Lawrence C. Kaplan,Josiah David Kaplan PDF

By Nora Ellen Groce,Lawrence C. Kaplan,Josiah David Kaplan

This easy consultant is helping mom and dad of kids with disabilities plan kin outings in Connecticut which are stimulating and enjoyable. meant for kids who use wheelchairs or who've visible, listening to, or psychological impairments, it provides areas in the course of the kingdom which are simply available and fairly priced and that require very little previous planning.

The entries are prepared by means of kind of job. They comprise areas to work out animals (zoos, aquariums, hatcheries, farms); kid's museums; museums of nature, historical past, technological know-how, high quality arts, and targeted curiosity; locations of old curiosity; playgrounds; nature facilities and walks; theaters and appearing arts; and weekend tours for the relatives. every one position or task lists situation, instructions, mobile numbers, internet details, hours, admission charges, short descriptions, and overview of accessibility by way of kind of incapacity. The consultant is a useful source, supporting young ones with disabilities (or, for that matter,...

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Visitors learn about the buffalo and watch as buffalo cows and their calves come up to the wagon to snack on the grain and hay offered to them. A farm store offers a variety of items, many featuring the buffalo, such as frozen buffalo meat. There is also an ice cream stand. If you are unable to catch a tour on the weekend, one friendly bison is housed in a pen near the store and can be petted gently by the curious. Accessibility Wheelchair users: The one group for whom access may be a problem are chair users.

Children with visual impairments: The smells, sounds, and general hubbub of the barns will appeal to many children who are visually impaired, although petting is not permitted. General: Tours through the barn are self-guided and appeal to all sorts of visitors, including children and parents who enjoy going at a slower pace. There is rarely a crowd, particularly on weekends. ) Very important: Cream and milk from the cows goes to the Dairy Bar on campus to make ice cream that has been loved and enjoyed by generations of UConn students and visitors.

The Center for Students with Disabilities provides services for the many students with a disability who go to UConn as well as information for people visiting the campus. edu. See also pages 14 and 58 for information on the University of Connecticut Animal Science Department and Dairy Bar and the William Benton Museum of Art. Dinosaur State Park West Street, Rocky Hill Directions: From I-91 North or South, take Exit 23 (West Street). Follow the signs; the park is 1 mile to the east. M. Closed on Mondays and major holidays.

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