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  • ARTS
    Since then I have worked extremely hard to make my life better and more productive My goal still remains to raise awareness of this silent epidemic and to share my book and other experiences with those who can benefit from it Click Here HEAD INJURY report broken link JANETBUCK COM 617 views USA Janet Buck is a widely published poet and the author of four books She is an amputee whose work often scours the grit of living and coping with disability Janet s poem Acrylic Thighs appeared at the United Nations Exhibit Hall in New York City in April 2000 was translated into five languages paired with original artwork and sent on tour around the world Click Here AMPUTEE report broken link ORGANISATIONS BACK DISABLED PERSON COM 620 views INT L We re putting together a collection of poems that we think will be an outstanding addition to our collection Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DISABLED WOMEN S NETWORK ONTARIO 537 views USA Poems by Debbie Kerr Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link F E A T U R E D S I T E S PARALYMPIC LEGEND TO TEE UP AT DISABLED BRITISH OPEN ACCESSIBLE

    Original URL path: http://www.d-ability.org/arts.php?subcat_id=351 (2016-04-26)
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    and has progressed to national racing level with hopes of one day representing Australia at the Paralympics Once suffering from chronic illness depression and anxiety as a congenital amputee Deb found health and happiness in her early twenties through fitness and her involvement in both dance and running Click Here AMPUTEE report broken link F E A T U R E D S I T E S THE RIDE MOVIE

    Original URL path: http://www.d-ability.org/arts.php?subcat_id=400 (2016-04-26)
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    broken link NEWS MEDIA BACK AMERICAN SEXUALITY MAGAZINE 669 views UK Representations of sexuality in U K disability art Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link ART DISABILITY EXPRESSION 704 views USA This exhibition explores the historical emotional and sociological influences that have inspired these artist s expression Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link EBILITY COM 661 views UK Me my guitar and disability in art an article by Robin Surgeoner AKA Angryfish Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link EFFECTING CHANGE DISABILITY CULTURE AND ART 696 views UK Paper presented at the Finding the Spotlight conference Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts May 2003 Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link MEDIA DIS DAT 1524 views INT L Reflections on media images of people with disabilities and disability issues Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link ORGANISATIONS BACK OUTSIDE CENTRE 682 views UK Digital Disability is the offical website of Outside Centre Outside Centre works to promote disabled people through the arts education health and wellbeing Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link F E A T U R E D S I T E S GUY IN A WHEELCHAIR PUTS UP 3 PERSON OZ TENT via YOU TUBE

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    GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link ARNULF STEGMANN Mouth and Foot Painter Sculptor 1144 views EUROPE Arnulf Erich Stegmann was the founder and the first president of the Association of Mouth and Footpainting Artists one of the world s most successful disability arts organisations A E Stegmann was born in 1912 and died 1984 in Deisenhofen nearby Munich At the age of 2 two years through paralysis Erich lost use of his arms and hands His talent as an artist and sculptor would nonetheless be realized very early and encouraged Click Here report broken link DONNA WILLIAMS 1150 views AUST Online gallery of author artist sculptor singer songwriter screenwriter Donna Williams Diagnosed with autism many of the works illuminate the experience of autism and interactions between autistic and non autistic community Click Here report broken link RENEE JOSEPH 705 views INT L Renee Joseph continues to make and exhibit paintings collages drawings art toys and sculptures despite a 1992 work injury that has left the artist in cronic pain Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link F E A T U R E D S I T E S ACCESSIBLE NEW ZEALAND CREATING ABILITY MOUNTAIN TRIKE PARALYMPIC LEGEND TO TEE UP

    Original URL path: http://www.d-ability.org/arts.php?subcat_id=129 (2016-04-26)
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    guitar Now she s a Grammy nominated professional touring musician with her critically acclaimed third album The Absence just out Click Here HEAD INJURY report broken link MICK ON WHEELS 568 views AUST Jazz blues rock soul funk and reggae Michael Mick On Wheels Sattin has delivered it all to audiences in Australia As an accomplished singer performer vocal instructor Michael has a lot to share other aspiring performers and folks who want to discover their vocal mojo Click Here PARAPLEGIA report broken link RUDELY INTERRUPTED 2286 views AUST Rudely Interrupted are one of Australia s truly unique independent rock acts Based in Melbourne 5 out of the 6 members share a range of both physical and intellectual disabilities Blindness Deafness Aspergers Autism and Down Syndrome but most importantly a common interest in self expression through music Their achievements both personal and professional to date are extraordinary We are here to challenge peoples thoughts on disability Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link THE ART OF ANTHONY STAREZ 773 views USA At 21 Anthony had a bad car accident in Maryland that caused a C5 6 complete spinal injury Anthony began experimenting with creating music again buying studio time at a local recording studio to create a four song cassette called Under No Flag with Anthony writing lyrics and performing vocalsAlong with his music background Anthony has written many fiction and nonfiction short stories some of which are featured on this site Please listen Click Here QUADRAPLEGIC report broken link THE MIXED NUTS 838 views AUST The Mixed Nuts as they call themselves are about to release their third CD and perform at their 80th venue They re not the world s greatest singers but put them together add some vaudeville humour and you ve got a pretty entertaining bunch of men who ve lit up the lives of many residents in nursing homes and retirements centres I went on tour with the fellas recently Click Here report broken link THOMAS QUASTHOFF 550 views Europe Thomas Quasthoff s small and imperfect body a result of congenital disability harboured a magnificent bass baritone voice that has made him an internationally acclaimed singer This is an unofficial site dedicated to his works Click Here GENETIC DISORDER report broken link TIM McCALLUM 1222 views AUST In 1999 Tim was one of 18 talented performers who were selected from a pool of over a thousand applicants into the Musical Theatre course at Perth s prestigious Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts WAAPA However only days before he was to commence his music theatre course a swimming accident left him a quadriplegic Since then his resilient character and extraordinary spirit have touched the hearts of the arts community as they have watched him rehabilitate and return to the stage to continue his performing career Click Here QUADRAPLEGIC report broken link TONY MELENDEZ 1056 views USA Guitarist extraordinaire Tony uses his toes to do the pickin Click Here AMPUTEE report broken link NEWS MEDIA BACK EBILITY

    Original URL path: http://www.d-ability.org/arts.php?subcat_id=134 (2016-04-26)
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    and theatre industry Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link IGNITION THEATRE TRAINING AND DISPLAY WORKSHOP 600 views AUST Ignition theatre training provides an environment where people with disabilities are challenged to create cutting edge work where the expectations are high and there is competition to get in the course because it is for people who are talented and passionate about theatre Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link IGODAP INTERNATIONAL GUILD OF DISABLED ARTISTS AND PERFORMERS 915 views INT L A collective of artists and performers who identify as being disabled or having a disability its members are professional and amateur artists and performers of all genres They include visual artists screen and stage actors dancers comedians and humorists musicians singers speakers poets writers producers directors and others working in the arts and entertainment industries They experience physical intellectual or learning disablement mental illness or a combination Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link LA BRIDGES THEATRE COMPANY OF THE DEAF 510 views USA This is a theatre company and so very much more The organization offers an excellent deaf actor referal service for instance that has had great success in placing actors with disabilities into professional positions in theatre film and television production Click Here HEARING IMPAIRED report broken link NATIONAL THEATRE OF THE DEAF 588 views USA This Tony Award winning Connecticut based company is top of the line Alas the website is a tad less impressive Click Here HEARING IMPAIRED report broken link NO STRINGS ATTACHED THEATRE of DISABILITY 619 views AUST No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability is a community based contemporary theatre company We provide creative opportunities and training programs for disabled artists We perform on stage off stage back stage and in the office Everyone is welcome Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken

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    those who can benefit from it Click Here HEAD INJURY report broken link DONNA WILLIAMS 1150 views AUST Online gallery of author artist sculptor singer songwriter screenwriter Donna Williams Diagnosed with autism many of the works illuminate the experience of autism and interactions between autistic and non autistic community Click Here report broken link JANETBUCK COM 617 views USA Janet Buck is a widely published poet and the author of four books She is an amputee whose work often scours the grit of living and coping with disability Janet s poem Acrylic Thighs appeared at the United Nations Exhibit Hall in New York City in April 2000 was translated into five languages paired with original artwork and sent on tour around the world Click Here AMPUTEE report broken link MITCH LONGLEY 972 views USA This site is maintained by fans and friends of Mitch Longley s and is in no way officially associated with Mr Longley it is a non profit site and compiledstrictly as a tribute to Mr Longley and as a celebration of his many and varied accomplishments as an actor writer model photographer and advocate for people with physical disabilities NB search Google for more on Mitch his site is no longer in action Click Here PARAPLEGIA report broken link SOPHIE MORGAN 748 views UK Artist Portraitist Writer Arts Psychotherapist Model TV presenter In 2003 Sophie was paralysed in a car accident aged 18 Initially she planned to study Law but following a dramatic change in perspective she decided to follow her heart and completed a Foundation Course in Fine Art whilst adapting to life in a wheelchair She now works as a Portraitist and Artist from her studio in Brighton exhibiting her award winning work regularly Click Here PARAPLEGIA report broken link TEKKI LOMNICKI 715 views USA One of my favorite stories regarding my short stature is about a man I encountered while Christmas shopping with some friends in Marshall Field s He looked like an African dignitary nice suit with medals flanked by secret service types and stared at me in wonder Later I found out he asked one of my friends What tribe is she from Apart from the occasional rude stares though people are generally very nice to me I especially like meeting kids and explaining my short stature to them I figure if they are taught early they will be more accepting of others as adults Click Here GENETIC DISORDER report broken link THE ART OF ANTHONY STAREZ 773 views USA At 21 Anthony had a bad car accident in Maryland that caused a C5 6 complete spinal injury Anthony began experimenting with creating music again buying studio time at a local recording studio to create a four song cassette called Under No Flag with Anthony writing lyrics and performing vocalsAlong with his music background Anthony has written many fiction and nonfiction short stories some of which are featured on this site Please listen Click Here QUADRAPLEGIC report broken link THE STRENGTH

    Original URL path: http://www.d-ability.org/arts.php?subcat_id=135 (2016-04-26)
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  • HEALTH AND WELLBEING
    DESIGN 566 views AUST The Australian Network for Universal Housing Design is a group of people and organisations that support and call for universal design for housing In particular the Network supports and calls for recognition of the needs of older people people with a disability or chronic illness and people recovering from illness or injury who experience exclusion and discrimination by present housing design and construction practices Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link CCS NEW ZEALAND 588 views NZ CCS is New Zealand s leading provider of support and services to people with physical disabilities We are also a leading advocate for the rights of disabled people CCS works in partnership with disabled people their families and whanau to ensure equality of opportunity quality of life and an environment that enhances full community integration and participation CCS exists to make a difference for disabled people their families and whanau by removing barriers to inclusion and by offering support to disabled people to access all ordinary opportunities in their communities Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link CITY OF MELBOURNE 466 views AUST Accessible eateries Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link CONCRETE CHANGE VISIT ABILITY 496 views USA Visitability is a movement to change home construction practices so that virtually all new homes whether or not designated for residents who currently have disabilities offer a few specific features that make the home easier for people who develop a mobility impairment to live in and visit Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DISABILITY HISTORY MUSEUM 633 views USA The Disability History Museum s mission is to promote understanding about the historical experience of people with disabilities by recovering chronicling and interpreting their stories Our goal is to help foster a deeper understanding of disability and to dispel lingering myths assumptions and stereotypes by examining these cultural legacies Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DISABILITY RIGHTS 485 views AUST The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission s site is a comprehensive look at disability rights and issues Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DISABILITY SERVICES COMMISSION 806 views AUST The primary focus of the Disability Services Commission is to make a positive difference to the lives of people with disabilities their families and carers To achieve access to quality support and services for people with disabilities protect the rights of people with disabilities who are especially vulnerable and support them to live a full and valued life Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DISABILITY WORLD 645 views INT L Disability World is a bimonthly web zine of international disability news and views dedicated to advancing an exchange of information and research about the international independent living movement of people with disabilities Click Here report broken link EMIRATES SPECIAL NEEDS 545 views Africa Emirates Special Needs LLC is a disability access and special needs consultancy based in Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates ESN specializes in Disability Access and Mobility Design Guidelines Project Design Advice Accessibility and Mobility

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