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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.


Sensory Friendly Playtime at the Louisiana Children's Museum

Thursday March 7, 4:30-6:30PM

At LCM, we are committed to building stronger, connected communities through active engagement. We welcome all families and children, of all backgrounds and circumstances, and offer low-sensory playtime experiences where children with sensory-specific needs can explore the Museum without the noise, crowds, and stimulation of typical open hours. Attendance is more limited, sounds and lights are turned down, and adaptive equipment, such as noise-reducing headphones and weighted vests, are provided. When available, specialists will be on hand to help facilitate activities and provide resources.

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FHF NOLA's Teen Voices United

Join and be an advocate for youth!

Teen Voices United is an inclusive and diverse community of young individuals aged 13-19 who believe in the power of collective action to make a difference. For more information, contact Ms. Laqwenta Smith, 504-943-0343 or at lsmith@fhfnola.org

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Sensory Friendly Mornings at the WWII Museum

Saturday February 24th, 8AM-Noon at WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., NOLA 70130

Sensory Friendly Mornings are available on the last Saturday of each month. The Museum will modify exhibits by lowering sound volume in louder areas. A limited number of sensory bags from KultureCity will be available for guests on-site. These bags include noise-cancelling headphones, sunglasses, fidgets, Feeling Zone thermometer non-verbal cards, and a KultureCity lanyard. One weighted lap pad will also be available for use.

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