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Published: 2012-03-19T13:54:41-07:00

 



Teal Scherer on E!News - My Gimpy Life - New five-episode web series!

2012-03-19T13:54:41-07:00

On Monday, March 19th at 7 and 11:30pm, E!News will interview actress Teal Scherer about her new comedic web series, My Gimpy Life. (Check your local guide for correct times!) Congratulations to Teal for moving her original web series from concept to sponsorship and funding for a full five-episode first season which is on its way to YouTube!



MoMA Presents 'Create Ability' - March 24th through April 16th!

2012-03-13T18:20:13-07:00

Celebrate the Museum of Modern Art's participants' creativity and dedication at the opening night reception on March 23rd, for an exhibition of artwork produced during the Create Ability program, MoMA's monthly program for individuals with learning or developmental disabilities and their families. The exhibit runs from March 24th - April 16th.



The Norwich Free Academy R-Word Campaign: Watch the Video - Spread the Word!

2012-03-04T20:13:17-08:00

Connecticut's Norwich Free Academy R-Word Campaign video was directed, edited, and produced by talented 16-year-old Patrick Kudej with the help of Alyssa Beit, Katie Beit, and many others. It was uploaded by NFArword to YouTube on February 16th and is going viral. Now you can add your support and help circulate it around the world.



MoMA's new Create Ability Program - January 22nd - Larger than Life: Mural Painting!

2011-12-30T16:16:09-08:00

Throughout 2012, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), at 11 W 53rd Street in New York City, is hosting a free Sunday series - Create Ability - a program for individuals with learning and developmental disabilities and their families. Each month, participants focus on a different theme, exploring various artworks in the galleries and creating artworks in the classroom. Sunday, January 22; 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. (ages five–17); 2:00–4:00 p.m. (ages 18 and up). Plan now to attend Larger than Life: Mural Painting



[with] tv 2012 - Your Broadcast Community for Inclusion News, Success Stories and Emerging Technologies for Mobility and Achievement

2011-12-24T10:47:07-08:00

[with] tv 2011 - Your Broadcast Community for Inclusion News, Success Stories and Emerging Technologies for Mobility and Achievement



‘Reading For Inclusion’ Gets Kids Talking About Disabilities

2011-11-19T23:35:25-08:00

A unique program at one Burlington, VT school, Reading for Inclusion, is allowing kids to engage firsthand with adults who have disabilities and talk candidly about how differences can affect a person’s life.



Lives Worth Living On PBS: Independent Lens, October 27

2011-10-12T11:20:00-07:00

Lives Worth Living premiered on Wednesday October 27th at 10pm - a compelling documentary on the disability rights movement, presented as part of the PBS Independent Lens series.



The Emerging Disability Industry: Purchasing Power On The Rise

2011-10-03T22:42:46-07:00

As baby boomers age, and we see an inclusive media ascendency of performers, producers, writers, and filmmakers coupled with an emerging disability media industry, there is a huge marketing potential. We are very confident there is a bright future developing within the disabled community. Do not overlook them in your marketing strategy.



Property Tax Forgiveness as a Means of Promoting Social Inclusion

2011-09-11T20:38:28-07:00

Accessible parking, seating and restrooms at theaters, curb cuts, and an ever-increasing presence of assistance dogs in public venues constitute but a few examples of the outcomes of a “comprehensive declaration of equality”which the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, and its corollary statutory schemes have enacted in the several states



Autistic children use iPad at Toronto school to reach out and communicate

2011-07-11T08:13:27-07:00

At Beverly, a Toronto school for students with a range of physical and mental challenges, including autism and deaf-blindness, Sabrina Morey and fellow teacher Stacie Carroll developed a program where the pupils use an iPad or iPhone in 13 classrooms. Their curriculum includes about 230 applications, such as Proloquo2Go, which features text-to-speech voices and almost 8,000 symbols, and iCommunicate. McEwen ... She found on average, a 20 per cent improvement in students' ability to communicate using symbols, and that these touch devices (such as the iPad) are bridging the gap for some non-verbal students with developmental disorders.