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 Santa

Sunday, Dec 11th, 11AM-2:30PM, 1454 Woodland Hwy, Belle Chasse LA 70037

You’re invited to the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans’ Sensory Friendly Santa Event. Register for a time slot during which you can create winter crafts, enjoy a snack, and participate in a photo opportunity with a sensory-friendly Santa.

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Accommodations vs. Modifications Webinar

Wednesday December 7, Noon- 1pm via Zoom

Meeting after meeting, parents and teachers use the words “accommodation” and “modification” almost interchangeably when discussing IEPs and student needs. If understood and used correctly, these words can greatly impact the success of a child’s educational program.

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Historic New Orleans Collection Sensory Friendly Saturday

Saturday December 3, 9:30-11:00AM at 520 Royal St

Guests will visit Notre-Dame de Paris: The Augmented Exhibition. Each guest will receive a Histopad device to explore this immersive exhibit. Choose your own adventure and step into the fascinating history of the creation, destruction, and restoration of the cathedral. After touring the exhibition, guests can try hands-on activities. Get creative by making your own version of a stained-glass window. Bring history to life by making your own gargoyle puppet!

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