Illustration of three children wearing headphones. The infinity symbol appears in the background. Image by Giuli Hoffmann | The Daily Tar Heel
Illustration of three children wearing headphones. The infinity symbol appears in the background. Image by Giuli Hoffmann | The Daily Tar Heel

Sensory-friendly events promote community, accessibility in Chapel Hill

"I think we want to continue nurturing a community that gives everyone a sense of belonging and I think we want to continue expanding equitable access to this community," she said.


On the third Wednesday of every month, Kidzu Children’s Museum in Chapel Hill opens their facilities after their scheduled hours to allow children to enjoy the museum without the typical noise, crowds or overstimulation. 

These nights, which only allow 18 attendees, are specifically for children with sensory-processing differences. This can include people diagnosed with developmental or learning disabilities such as autism.

This is just one of many sensory-friendly activities offered in Chapel Hill. Read more…


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