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Special Needs
First Stage this week announced their schedule for sensory-friendly theater performances for the 2022-23 season. Families can enjoy a Sensory Friendly Performance with children who need sensory accommodations, and they can share the experience of seeing family-friendly theater. First Stage’s Sensory Friendly Performances are sponsored in part by UPAF Kasey’s Fund. These performances feature a welcoming environment including modified...
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Victoria struggled to learn to crawl and walk, but now nothing is slowing her down. Milwaukee WIth Kids is proud to be partnering with Children’s Wisconsin to highlight the many way they are there for all families at every turn. Shortly after Victoria was born in 2019, she was diagnosed with Down syndrome. Often kids with Down syndrome...
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Milwaukee WIth Kids is proud to be partnering with Children’s Wisconsin to highlight the many way they are there for all families at every turn. Ayden’s pain was so severe that he was unable to sleep or eat. The cause? Cavities that turned into infections. For months, his mom tried everything she could to get...
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The Watsons Go To Birmingham
Young actors perform in “The Watsons Go To Birmingham” at Todd Wehr Theater. First Stage announced last week that families in Milwaukee can enjoy a Sensory Friendly Performance with children who need sensory accommodations so that they can share the experience of seeing family-friendly theater. These performances feature a welcoming environment including modified lighting and sound, modified house rules...
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Tactile panels in the museum’s new sensory room provide different textures that can provide stimulation or a calming focus. The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) opened its new sensory room in October, sponsored by The Ziemann Foundation. The room offers visitors a calm place to retreat from the museum’s sensory-rich exhibits which can be overwhelming for...
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Broadscope Disability Services 6102 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield, WI 53220 (414) 329-4500 broadscope.org Broadscope provides respite options for caregivers, with locations in Milwaukee and Waukesha. Curative Care Network curative.org Curative Care provides high quality services to children, adults and seniors with disabilities or limiting conditions in southeast Wisconsin. Sensory Friendly Sessions at Betty Brinn Darby’s...
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