Inclusion

Accessibility

Increase accessibility of museums to people with disabilities and illuminate the importance of the web and electronic resources in expanding a museum's audience
Project at a Glance: 
  • Status: Active 
  • Launch: May 2011
  • Partners:  Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies and the Smithsonian Institution Accessibility Program
  • Team: Paul T. Jaeger, Mega Subramaniam, Lesley A. Langa, Katie Shanahan
  • Mission: The findings from this research will: increase accessibility of museums to people with disabilities; illuminate the importance of the web and electronic resources in expanding a museumís audience; and contribute research into the role of family learning with special needs children in museums.

The Museum Experience of Children with Autism and Their Families: Improving Access through Web and Electronic Resources (funded by the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Maryland) 

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Photo of the front of a Dodge school bus
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Dodge School Bus. Photo by Jeff Tinsley, Smithsonian Institution (Neg #82-13467)
iPAC project spotlight

The Museum Experience of Children with Autism and Their Families: Improving Access through Web and Electronic Resources (Funded by the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Maryland)

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