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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What is inclusion and how does it benefit people with and without disabilities? Are there unmet inclusion needs? This … Continue reading

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Express Yourself Through Art

Did you know the VSA turned 40 this year? VSA (once known as the National Committee on Arts for the Handicapped or Very Special Arts) opened its doors in 1975, focusing on providing arts and education programming to youth and … Continue reading

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Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Offers Accessibility Webinars for Arts and Cultural Organizations

The Florida Division of Cultural Affairs (DCA) in partnership with the Very Special Arts Florida (VSAFL), an affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, presents a series of lunch-hour webinars entitled “Successfully Accessible.”  The webinars are … Continue reading

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Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Seeks Partners for Education Initiatives for Young People with Disabilities

The following came to our inboxes today. The full RFP is attached at the bottom of this page. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts seeks to contract with eligible and qualified organizations to reinforce and expand education initiatives for … Continue reading

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The play’s their thing

The Washington Post features an excellent article on Players Unlimited, a Washington, DC acting troupe whose members have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their latest play, Past, Present, Future, casts the limelight on Forest Haven, an institution that closed in 1991 … Continue reading

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Perspective: Justice and the Rights of Performers with Disabilities

Are you a performer with a disability? Share your experience of justice and access. Continue reading

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