The Center of Science and Industry (COSI) in Columbus will be holding 3 events this year that make up the COSI Autism-Friendly Event Series. Although the flier mentions Autism, it is open to anyone with any type of disability or special need. See below for the event flier and details on how to obtain tickets. 

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Arts & Autism in Ohio Research Initiative, Phase II

 

Request for Proposals

Proposal submission deadline: March 7, 2014

Award notification: March 12, 2014

Project Completion Date: May 23, 2014

 

Overview

Research question: How can the Ohio Arts Council, a state agency, better support access to the arts for students and young people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

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Call for Lobby Art
Deadline- Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Child Development Center (CDC) in Westerville, 
Ohio recently completed an expansion and renovation project on clinic and treatment space. 
The project includes the addition of 7500 square feet of new space including a new and very
large waiting area for families as well as exam and treatment space. The new space currently 
has 12 opportunities for Artists with autism to showcase their work.

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Our biggest annual event, Day of Arts for All, is just around the corner! We are currently seeking 
volunteers for this year's event to assist with everything from registration and checking in guests to
providing guidance to the event's attendees and their friends and families. Below is a list of 
possible volunteer duties. If any of the duties strike your fancy, email Morgan at mgreen@vsao.org to 
sign up for a shift!

Event Date(s):
April 16, 2013 - 09:00 to April 17, 2013 - 18:00

2003 marked the fortieth anniversary of passing of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the disabilty community is beginning to plan for the  25th anniversary of the ADA in 2015.  Benchmark anniversaries are a time for reflection and for looking ahead, This often paraphrased quote from Earl C. Kelly inspired this year’s theme.

Local nonprofit, Mentoring Individuals with Disabilities, has announced a logo contest for their upcoming fundraiser event, Bringin' Home the Bacon. See below for contest details.

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Event Date(s): March 8, 2014 -
12:00 to 13:30
Join us at the Westerville Community Center to
celebrate a Day of Arts for All 2014!

While letters, names, and meaning come up a lot in conversation when talking about VSA 
(any VSA in the country!), there are some trends in vocabulary that we have accepted as 
common best practices when discussing topics relating to disability.


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