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Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network Inclusion Zone

North Side: Located at NJM Insurance Familienplatz

Open during festival hours

South Side: Located at SteelStacks playground

Open 12-8 p.m. both Saturdays and Sundays of the festival.

The Inclusion Zones are sensory-supportive spaces that provide services, tools and amenities to benefit individuals with sensory-processing difficulties of all ages and abilities. Accessible Festivals, who will be hosting The Inclusion Zone at Musikfest, is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring music and other forms of recreation are accessible to all abilities. Accessible Festivals provides consultation and training to volunteers and
professionals in the live event industry, while educating the general public
about the value of inclusion and accessibility through innovative programs,
events and experiences with a focus on music and the arts.

Inclusion Zone Features:
A quiet and sensory-supportive space containing: 

  • Silent Sound System headphones playing relaxing music
  • comfortable seating options
  • weighted lap pads
  • Moon Mats
  • sensory toys
  • mindfulness activities and education about mindfulness
  • coloring and activity books for all ages and abilities

Outside of the dedicated quiet space, play-based games and activities including hula hoops, bubbles, a misting fan (on the South Side only) will be available for people to try and explore.

INCLUSION ZONE SPONSORED BY:
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network