The Beignet Fest Foundation’s Community Corner promotes our partners and events in the community that serve children with developmental differences. We’re also offering online resources for kids that may need help understanding COVID-19.


Adaptive Swim Lessons from the YMCA

At YMCA of Greater New Orleans locations in Metairie, Belle Chasse, Covington, Buras, and Suphur

Through a grant from the Beignet Fest Foundation, YMCA swim instructors will be trained in adaptive techniques becoming "Swim Whisperers" through the national accreditation organization, Swim Angelfish. Registration information is available in the LEARN MORE link below.

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Forum for NOLA Caregivers for Students with Disabilities

Saturday June 10, Noon-4pm, 4640 S. Carrollton Ave. Suite 100, New Orleans LA 70119

Join The Center for Learner Equity and Families Helping Families NOLA as we join together to give parents a forum to voice your concerns. Currently the virtual option is full. Please consider signing up for the in-person session on Saturday, June 10th. Refreshments will be served and there will be a stipend given. Call Nicole Williams at (504)943-0343 to sign up for the in-person option.

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A Safety Guide: Autism & the Internet

A Resource guide from Allconnect

People with autism spectrum disorder are at higher risk for cyberbullying and internet addiction, but there are also many benefits to internet use. Click "Learn More" for a quick 8 minute read.

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