Posts tagged with 'autism'
Did you know we’ve been running a programme of relaxed sessions for visitors with Autism and learning disabilities across our museums and galleries?
As part of our work with Autism Together and Autism in Museums we’ve been learning what we need to do to extend our welcome to visitors with Autism and learning disabilities, their friends and families. As a result we’ve started hosting regular events which you can find on our website and written a series of Welcome Guides for our museums and galleries which aim to take the guess work out of a visit and seek to answer some of our most frequently asked questions which arise when anyone is thinking about visiting. You can view and download a guide before you visit or borrow one from the information desk during a visit. Read more…
National Museums Liverpool, working with partners Autism Together, has signed up to the Autism Charter to help make our museums and galleries more autism-friendly for visitors, families and colleagues living with autism and learning difficulties.
We have produced a new range of Welcome guides for the museums and will be rolling out new guides for the galleries later in the year. We’d love you to take a look and let us know what you think of them. We hope they will help visitors prepare for a visit and answer many of your questions during a visit. They can be downloaded from our website or copies can be borrowed from the information desks at World Museum, Museum of Liverpool and Merseyside Maritime Museum.
23 March 2018 by Laura
‘Future Visions: Voices of the autism community’ asks local people living with autism to think ahead to what they would like and hope to achieve in the next fifty years, and celebrates their successes so far.
We have thousands of visitors coming to enjoy our museums and galleries every year, in fact, almost three million of you came to visit us in 2014/15! Ensuring everyone has a positive visitor experience is important to us, so I was really pleased to learn that we have signed up to be an Autism Champion under a new scheme called Connect to Autism. Read more…