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Phoenix Zoo: Special Needs Program

From fur to feathers, and scales to exoskeletons, this program helps learners with special needs recognize differences and similarities through visual, tactile, olfactory, and auditory experiences. Programs are tailored to fit the needs of the audience and is available to all school classes with a focus on students with special needs and to groups focused on working with people who have special needs. Learning experiences are facilitated through station work and some animal encounters.

Dates: April 15, 29

Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Cost: Admission to the Zoo is required. Special Needs Education classrooms, and schools working with kids with special needs, are eligible for a reduced admission rate of $6 per person.

Registration: Maximum 15 participants (plus teachers/aides) a session. Download the Request Form here and return via email to

  • Audience: Educator, Kids (6 - 8 years), Preschoolers (3 - 5 years), Teens (14 - 18 years), Tweens (9 - 13 years)
  • Genre: Field Sciences
  • Type: Exhibit/Presentation


Apr 15 2024


10:00 am - 11:00 am


Access Accomondations,
Central Valley STEM Hub


Phoenix Zoo
455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, AZ, 85008


Phoenix Zoo
(602) 286-3800
Registration Required
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