Alaska SeaLife Center certified as sensory inclusive

Alaska SeaLife Center has partnered with KutureCity to be the first sensory inclusive certified organization in the state, to assure those with a range of sensory sensitivities a comfortable experience at the Seward facility.

“We want to make sure we are understanding welcoming and supportive of the nearly one in six individuals with an invisible or sensory disability,” said Jeff Dillon, ASLC senior education manager. “Being certified and trained through KultureCity is critical to that effort.”

Part of that training was teaching ASLC staff how to recognize guests with sensory needs and the best way to handle a sensory overload information and resources on the ASLC website. They can also download the free KultureCity app to view what sensory features are available and the Social Story, which will provide a preview of what to expect while visiting the Alaska SeaLife Center.