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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 Santa

Saturday December 9, 11AM-2PM, Bad Wolf Game Store, 1650 Gretna Blvd. Suite B, Harvey LA

You’re invited to the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans’ Sensory Friendly Santa. 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. Participants will be limited to 3 per time slot and each participant will receive a gift. Please no more than 2 caregivers/supporters per family. You will receive a free digital photo with Santa, provided by GM Photography with additional photo packages available for purchase. Tickets are $3 for participants and $1 for caregivers/ supporters.

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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 December 16th, 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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