ArtStream is a unique performing arts company that brings this art form to communities that are underserved by the arts. They strive to focus on people with disabilities, people who are ill or grieving, and seniors. They have recently expanded to become a mixed-age company, offering roles and participation opportunities for interested parties age 8 to adult!
A New Kind of Listening (anewkindoflistening.com) is a documentary film about an inclusive theater group from Durham/Chapel Hill, NC, as well as a project to inform and encourage inclusive arts initiatives through screenings and community organizing as described in our online Toolkit. Read a blog post about the film on the TASH website.
3109 University Dr Ste. 100, Durham, NC 27707 (919) 251-8368
First In Families of North Carolina is a state-wide non-profit supporting individuals with Developmental Disabilities and/or Traumatic Brain Injuries and their families. FIFNC helps people with disabilities and their families to believe in their dreams, achieve their goals and give back to others.
Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), formerly Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH), exists to open the world of communication for people with hearing loss through information, educations, advocacy and support. There are several local HLA Chapters in North Carolina. Features link to a schedule and descriptions of Open Captioned Movies, when available.
Raleigh Office: 309 Ashe Avenue, Fisher Building, Raleigh (919) 733-4234 NCDHHS:DSB is statewide. You can visit their website to find an office near you. The NC Division of Services for the Blind Communications Unit provides Brailling services. Call an office near you for details and pricing.
1841 Capital Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27635 (919) 733-4376 firstname.lastname@example.org
"A special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability." Features audio described videos
2310 Stansbury Road Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (919) 942-4264
Mission: To foster the creation, dissemination, evaluation and improvement of arts integration programs. We provide information and experiences to teachers and teaching artists that will empower them to engage their students in learning for the twenty-first century and beyond.
AXIS Dance Company (to create and perform contemporary dance that is developed through the collaboration of dancers with and without disabilities; to promote and support physically integrated dance locally, nationally and internationally)
Its mission is to promote the full inclusion of audiences and artists with disabilities in all facets of the arts, and it is a leading consultant in the arts and disability community. NADC's information is aimed at artists with disabilities, arts administrators, arts organizations, disability organizations and agencies, universities, arts educators, and students.
The National Endowment for the Arts' Office for AccessAbility is the advocacy-technical assistance arm of the Arts Endowment, whose mission is to make the arts accessible for people with disabilities, older adults, veterans, and people living in institutions.
Starlight is a vibrant art studio located in downtown Buffalo that supports adults with disabilities in their artistic development. Established in 2005 by the Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York (LDA of WNY).
340 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14202 email@example.com (716) 842-1525
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