Artistic Discipline-Specific Challenges & Progress

The Miracle Project

The Miracle Project®️, founded in 2004, uses a groundbreaking methodology to provide individuals with autism and other disabilities the tools to build communication, social skills, community, and greater self-esteem through inclusive theater and expressive arts programs. ALL children of ALL abilities grow in skill and in spirit while creating and performing in original musicals. This acclaimed arts program was documented ...more »

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Online Searchable Disability Resources Database by Region

For NADC to create an online searchable disability resources database perhaps by geographical region. For example, as part of a proposed theater project involving high school, college, and possibly home-schooled students, I’d like to know all of the schools and programs that service students with special needs and disabilities in the San Francisco Bay Area. I would find such a database very helpful.

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Disclosures & Representation: Best Practices

Mass Produced Products

Access Gallery os a Social Enterprise based in Denver CO. We work to increase economic opportunities for young people with disabilities through the arts. We are primarily a gallery and store bur recently have branched into some consumer goods. where we are able to replicate original pieces of art and sell them as products. Our mission is to get money into the pockets of our artists but we also have to pay the bills. I ...more »

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Education & Job Training: Resources, Opportunities, Strategies

Enterpreneurship and Artists on Public Benefits (SSI/SSDI)

ArtLifting is a social enterprise working with visual artists (creating two dimensional art such as paintings, drawings, photography, digital art) from diverse communities and backgrounds who often face systemic challenges to financial stability. A question facing our company is: “How do we connect artists with financially empowering opportunities that contribute to financial sustainability without inhibiting the social ...more »

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Opportunities available for Artists with disablities

Dialogue implies 2 way communication. I have an idea, how about getting this information out into the community? This site is too wordy and confusing too. Leaderboard points? WTF? Looks like the usual Government funding using the funds to pay for a study that does little to benefit disabled Artists.

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Online Forums: Artists, Caregivers & Program Staff to Share

Are there suggestions of resources and existing online programs that realize this suggestion? @dephinia suggested in the 2016 Dialogue https://careersinthearts.epolicyworks.org/a/ideas/top/campaign-filter/expired online support for artists with disabilities. "I'd specifically love to see a forum or forums for ...more »

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Grants Mentor Program - Grants Workshops for Disabled Artists

Are there existing resources or programs that folks know that realize this great suggestion? @lisasniderman in the 2016 Careers in the Arts Dialogue suggested to "Consider creating a Grants Mentor Program to help interested disabled artists determine specific artistic goals, resource needs, planned or proposed projects ...more »

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Role of Technology in Accessibility

Technology has provided a new way for accessibility to be a priority for employees and employers. Are there specific apps or programs that are important for employers to be familiar with in order to ensure disabled employees feel welcomed, comfortable, and successful? For example, what programs exist to facilitate virtual workspaces which make work environments more accessible?

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Creating welcoming spaces

ADA requirements do not necessarily provide guidelines for creating inclusive, welcoming spaces that allow disabled people to thrive. In dance, there may be programs and venues may be accessible to audiences, but there are often serious barriers to disabled artists who are performing. What are some resources available for artists to find accessible dance spaces? And how can we create more of them to increase opportunities, ...more »

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