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Accessible Connecticut. A Guide to Recreation for Children by Nora Ellen Groce,Lawrence C. Kaplan,Josiah David Kaplan

By Nora Ellen Groce,Lawrence C. Kaplan,Josiah David Kaplan

This trouble-free advisor is helping mom and dad of youngsters with disabilities plan relations outings in Connecticut which are stimulating and enjoyable. meant for children who use wheelchairs or who've visible, listening to, or psychological impairments, it offers locations during the country which are simply obtainable and fairly priced and that require very little earlier planning.

The entries are prepared through kind of job. They contain areas to work out animals (zoos, aquariums, hatcheries, farms); kid's museums; museums of nature, background, technology, tremendous arts, and exact curiosity; areas of old curiosity; playgrounds; nature facilities and walks; theaters and appearing arts; and weekend tours for the relations. each one position or task lists position, instructions, mobile numbers, internet info, hours, admission charges, short descriptions, and overview of accessibility by way of form of incapacity. The consultant is a useful source, supporting teenagers with disabilities (or, for that matter,...

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Many of the animals are kept indoors during the winter, but some can be seen in the surrounding fields. Adults must always accompany children. These animals are on special diets, so please do not feed them. Children can get quite close to the animals, but petting is not permitted. Special events: Early spring is a good time to see newborn animals. Accessibility Wheelchair users: Almost all of the barns are accessible, though one small step up is required to get into the horse barn. The dairy barn is completely accessible.

From I-95 South, take Exit 27 and turn right, following the sign for Lafayette Boulevard. Continue onto Lafayette and turn right at State Street. At the intersection with Main Street, turn right. The museum is 2 blocks down on the left. M. M. Closed on Mondays and major holidays. 00. 00. 00. Children under 4, free. Description: Three floors of exhibits are dedicated to the life and times of showman P. T. Barnum and the circus world of the nineteenth century. The clothes and furnishings of Mr. and Mrs.

Various pools contain different sizes of the growing fish, which are eventually released to stock Connecticut’s rivers and lakes. The Children’s Pond, open from early spring until September, is free, and children can take home up to a full creel of trout (4 or 5 fish). A picnic area is located next to the Children’s Pond, so children can fish while parents relax. Accessibility Wheelchair users: There is on-site parking and a ramp into the main entrance of the hatchery building. The building itself is all on one level, and children can see everything.

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