Event Date(s):
May 23, 2013 - 16:00 to May 24, 2013 - 12:00

 

Two Complementary Sessions in two locations:

Thursday, May 23, 4:00 - 6:00p, for teachers & administrators
  @ Dancing Wheels Co. & School Studio, 3615 Euclid Ave, 3rd Floor, Cleveland 44115

Event Date(s):
May 16, 2013 - 16:30 to May 17, 2013 - 11:45

Two Complementary Sessions:

Thursday, May 16, 4:30 - 6:30pm, for teachers & administrators
Friday, May 17, 9:45 - 11:45a, for teachers & students

Location: Beacon School, 801 West Union St., Athens, OH 45701

Event Date(s):
May 13, 2013 (All day) to May 14, 2013 (All day)

Two Complementary Sessions:

Monday May 13, 3:00 - 5:00pm, for teachers & administrators
Tuesday, May 14, 9:45 - 11:45a, for teachers & students

Location: Marimor School, 2550 Ada Road, Lima, OH 45802

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM.pdf

Perkins and MassChallenge Encourage Innovations for People with Disabilities


Watertown, MA – The Perkins Assistive Technology Prize provides $25 thousand in incentive grants to entrepreneurs who focus on improving opportunities and quality of life for people with disabilities as part of MassChallenge 2013. Perkins is offering the grants, drawn from a donation earmarked for technological solutions, to promote their global mission to empower individuals with disabilities to reach their personal potential. Read further to learn more about guidelines and the submission process for the challenge. 

Event Date(s):
April 16, 2013 - 08:00 to April 17, 2013 - 18:00


The tenative program for the 13th Annual Multiple Perspectives Conference on the campus of the Ohio State University has been set. Registration opens on Thursday February 21st and this year's event promises to be an impressive collection of presentations that delve deeply into issues concerning disability, social justice, access, and inclusion as well as where these areas intersect in our everyday lives.  See below for a tenative list of presentations as it is probably wise to start planning!

 

James Castle Sculpture and Drawing Series

The Ohio State University's Urban Art Space is currently hosting an exhibition featuring the works of renowned Outsider artist,James Castle. In conjunction with this powerful exhibition, the Urban Arts Space offered workshops for educators and the general public on different aspects of the show. Curated by Disability Studies professor, Dr. Brenda Brueggemann, the exhibition takes a close look at Castle's work and how his identity as a Deaf artist shines through his imagery. Below are a few highlights of one workshop in particular that VSA Ohio staff were fortunate enough to attend.


Photographer Brian Steel reacts to both criticisms and praise of his recent work in a series of photographs called Impaired Perceptions that opened in Atlanta in 2012. He answers questions about the inspiration for this project in an interview on CNN.com. His responses also lead to discussion of other important topics and news stories pertinent to his message.

Governor John Kasich joined Autism advocates to celebrate a new mandate for health insurance coverage of Autism services.

Popular online streaming company agrees to caption all media by 2014...

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