Not a solution, just a problem/question - Is there a way to highlight the "greatest" and make... more »
Jackson Pollock got his start under that program.
"One particular success was the Milwaukee Handicraft Project, which started in 1935 as an experiment that employed 900 people who were classified as unemployable due to their age or disability.:164... more »
The Museum Accessibility Consortia (MAC) in New York should be replicated in rural locations. MAC is a great resource for inclusive programing.
Here's some references:
Companies Are Hiring Autistic Workers to Boost the Bottom Line
http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2014/03/28/autism_at_work_companies_like_sap_and_freddie_mac_are_hiring_people_with.html... more »
Recently, I calculated that up to 34% of the population in the United States alone have a disability, food allergy, or speaks/signs a different language.
We... more »
The only down side to this is that Deaf West has again succeeded with an adaptation. The deaf community needs to tell... more »
Look at the program(s) that A Place To Be in Middleburg, VA has put together. They have put together an amazing project called "The Same Sky Project" that tells the story of 20 or so individuals with varying disabilities and how they have embraced these but the disability has not defiined them. It is such a powerful and inspiring story.
For those of... more »
I am an actor/storyteller and speaker. I have cerebral palsy that mildly affects my speech and gait. I known since I was a young girl that I wanted to be an actor and I feel very fortunate for the opportunities that I have had. There have been many challenges but the rewards always out weigh them. I have worked in film theater and television. I have a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting and... more »
All of our work is original and all has been written to the repertory actors. To their stories, their personalities... more »