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June 12, 2014

Join us in celebrating the 24th Anniversary of the ADA with the juried Poetry Slam winners and juried Art Exhibition by artists with disabilities. Colin Killick, Ekiwah Adler Belendez's by skype, Kythryne Aisling, Eli Wolff and Mani Iyer will read their poems.

May 30, 2014

In honor of the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we are hosting a poetry slam and art exhibition. This event follows in the tradition started last year when comedians, the artists of laughter helped us celebrate the 23rd anniversary ADA.

May 23, 2014

As part of the U.S. / Russia Peer to Peer Dialogue Program, a team from the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) traveled to Moscow for eight days. Working in partnership with the national Russian non-profit Perspektiva, the IHCD team of Lise Capet, Willa Crollius, and Stacy Hart visited schools (integrated and segragated schools of "defectology") to give workshops and meet with educators, parents and students to discuss methods of inclusive education and universal design tools for learning.

April 4, 2014

The New England ADA Center State Affiliates met in Boston to share ADA work and resources.

March 24, 2014

In honor of the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we are proud to host an exhibition of artist with disabilities at the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD). The goal of this show is to celebrate the ADA by showcasing the works of artists with  various disabilities. The call is open to all artists ages 14 and above living in New England who have a disability. We encourage emerging artist and experienced artists alike to apply. This is a juried competition.

March 24, 2014

In celebration of the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we are thrilled to seek poets with disabilities to participate in a Poetry Slam. We seek poets who can captivate, connect, and energize an audience. The call is open to poets of all ages living in New England novice and experienced who have a disability.

March 3, 2014

We are pleased to announce this years Field-Based Training Day awardees. These municipalities will receive a day long hands-on training and a $1,000 stipend to address access issues. Congratulations!

January 6, 2014

If you are age 16-25, join us Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 12:30-3:30 at the Institute for Human Centered Design 200 Portland Street in Boston, MA 02114. We want to know how to reach today's youth with disabilities with information critical to their school and eventually work success!

Can you tell us why some college students get the help they need to succeed in school and why others don't and drop out?

Can you provide some insight to us so that we can create a campaign to help students with disabilities stay in school and graduate?

August 1, 2013

To celebrate the 23rd Anniversary of the ADA, we decided to do something novel and innovative. Willa Crolius and myself produced the first ever Laugh & Learn featuring a panel discussion of comedians with disabilities. The event attracted a new audience and we had 'sitting room only'.

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