This is not in New Haven but it seems like it is worth the trip and is shared here for families who are looking for activities for their children.
In a release. the Fairfield Museum and History Center said that "As part of a growing movement in museums nationwide," it is offering a new program, "Discovering Our Way," for "families with special needs children, featuring interactive gallery tours in a small group setting."
The program "is designed for families with both mainstream and special needs children ages 7 – 13 to enjoy the museum in a safe, low-stress environment," the release said. "The program will include an interactive tour in the American Revolution section of the Creating Community: Celebrating 375 Years of Our Past exhibition, where participants will explore the secret and fascinating world of spies, learn about their coded messages and help to crack a code."
“By essentially having the exhibition to ourselves, we don’t have to worry and everyone can get something out of it, and that’s priceless,” Melissa Rosenbluh, parent of a 13-year-old son with special needs said , also in the release. “There are not many public outing that we can take as a family and we are so fortunate to have a local history museum that is flexible and willing to explore new opportunities for families with special needs children in the community…I think it’s fabulous.”