Arms Wide Open
Arms Wide Open is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with special needs by fostering caring social environments and creating opportunities for recreation and participation in the arts.
Coach art was founded to match kids affected by serious illness with volunteers who can teach them art.
Positive Action Community Theatre
Positive Action Community Theatre (PACT) is a dynamic non-profit organization that offers improvisational theatre and performing arts workshops that teach life and social skills to children, teens and adults with autism and other special needs. Those most served by our programs are teens and young adults with high functioning autism (HFA)/Asperger’s.
The ABC’s of Disability
The ABCs of Disability was designed to teach terms surrounding disability. The goal is to raise awareness, acceptance and understanding about disabilities while teaching the alphabet. A child-friendly explanation is provided with each drawing, to spark positive conversations about disability. The book contains a page to color each letter and trace each letter along with a coloring page to teach something about disability that corresponds with each letter.
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The Amazing Art of Disabled Artists
Some of the best artists deal with disabilities in their everyday lives that the rest of can’t imagine living with, and they use art to communicate with the world. The results are often stunning. We’ve collected biographies and sample pieces from outstanding disabled artists, both famous and lesser-known. The artists below paint with their hands, their mouths and their feet. We hope that the artists in this post inspire your designs and make you look at adversity in any field as a surmountable obstacle.
View this amazing art at http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2010/03/the-amazing-art-of-disabled-artists/.