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I like the Special Olympics

I am Michael B. and I am not awake yet.  I didn’t go to bed until like midnight.  I was playing Madden13.  I have an Xbox 360.  396 more words

DAC Gallery

Los Angeles, California – provided by The Exceptional Children’s Foundation

DAC Gallery, The program provided by The Exceptional Children’s Foundation, in LA was a welcome surprise and is really an under-appreciated Progressive Art Studio. 465 more words

Progressive Art Studio

NIAD

Established  1982, Richmond California

History and Structure

NIAD is the smallest of the three programs in the Bay Area started by Katz, serving 60 clients (about 30 at a time). 892 more words

Progressive Art Studio

Assumptions

Often we assume that accessibility to programs, services and buildings is the major concern for families of persons with disability. Erik Carter, Vanderbilt University researcher and scholar, in a… 338 more words

Developmental Disability

Examining the Effectiveness of Mental Health Programs

During transparency hearings last week, the Budget and Appropriations – Health, Mental Health, and Social Services committees heard testimony on numerous state programs, including those that support Missourians with mental health needs and developmental disabilities. 585 more words

Committee Work

Creativity Explored

Established 1983, San Francisco, California

History And Structure

Creativity Explored is one of three significant programs in the Bay Area, all of which were founded by Florence Ludins-Katz and Elias Katz in the late 70s and early 80s. 1,230 more words

Progressive Art Studio

A Labor of Love

The end of summer is always marked by Labor Day—when everyone is ready for one last hoorah before fall. In all of the celebrations, we sometimes forget the reason for the holiday. 322 more words

Advocacy