Dance & Disability 2017 – follow-up & resources

Thank you to all who came to our Dance & Disability Discourse & Panel October 14, 2017. We had a rich and inspiring conversation with our panelists Emily Nusbaum, Eric Kupers, Judith Smith, Deborah Karp, and Suzanna Curtis. Please join us for the follow-up Practitioner Exchange discussion on Dance in Special Education & Inclusion, January 9, 4:30-6pm or for our next free community roundtable, the Dance Education Forum: Focus on Equity, February 24, 2-4pm.

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Here are resources the panelists shared:

Books & Articles

Staring: How We Look by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
Black Disabled Art History 101 by Leroy Moore Jr.
Play and Imagination in Children with Autism by Pamela J. Wolfberg
Neurotribes by Steve Silberman
All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism, Edited by Lydia X.Z. Brown, E. Ashkenazy, Morénike Giwa Onaiwu

Arts Organizations, Performances, Events that focus on inclusion

Sins Invalid

AXIS Dance Company
AXIS Dance 30th Anniversary Show
AXIS Dance Monthly Newsletter
AXIS Dance Monthly Dance Jam

Dandelion Dancetheater

Physically Integrated Ballroom Dance at Cal State East Bay (Tuesdays 2:15-3:15)

Luna Dance Institute
Luna Dance Institute Library, open Tuesdays
Luna’s Dance Education Forum on Equity (Feb. 24 2-4pm)
Luna Dance Institute Monthly Practitioner Exchange (Dance in Special Education & Inclusion is Jan. 9, 4:30-6pm)

Disability Arts/Bay Area

American DanceWheels 

Fearless Minds Theatrical

Unlimited Festival

Disability Arts

Other Resources

Kennedy Center/VSA
Universal Design Learning Guidelines
Autism Collective (Pamela Wolfberg’s Latest Endeavour)
Nick Water’s Notes on Neurodiversity, Autism & Cognitive Liberty