These virtual explorations of the Museum are specifically designed to meet the academic and social-emotional needs of learners with developmental or learning disabilities. Educators customize programs to the goals, interests and needs of each group. All groups receive pre-visit materials including a social narrative, visual vocabulary and extension activities. Program themes include, but are not limited to:
Life at Sea
Learn what it took to be one of the approximately 3,000 crew members living aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid. This program focuses on the living conditions and wide variety of jobs that were needed for a "city at sea."
Aviation & Aircraft
Discover the four forces of flight and how an airplane flies in the sky. This program explores the Museum’s extensive aircraft collection.
Uncover Intrepid's role in the early space program. Explore the space shuttle Enterprise, replica space capsules and the night sky.
Compare the different ways humans can travel on water, in the air and into space! This program examines the design and function of the ship, aircraft and spacecraft.
Funding is available for free All Hands programs for NYC-based organizations serving adults with disabilities, including day habilitation programs, social groups and residential programs. Funding is also available for free programs for organizations primarily serving veterans and military families. Inquire when making your reservation request.