From the iconic T-Rex at the entrance to the active fossil prep lab tucked away in the back corner, Dinosaur Hall at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is a delight for the senses of many fans of Earth’s mightiest extinct creatures.
Except when a sensory experience isn’t such a delight.
If you stop and imagine this and other popular museum spaces from the perspective of visitors on the autism spectrum, you’ll realize there’s a lot more potential that it could be simply overwhelming.
Last week, members of the Academy’s education and visitor services staff took on exactly that challenge.
These staff members spent…
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