Socially speaking
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 9

Socially Speaking PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 128 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Socially Speaking. VSA Acces s Gallery. Overview. What is a disability? How many people in this country have a disability? What percentage of people with disabilities were born with their disability? Do any of you know someone with a disability?. Famous artists with disabilities.

Download Presentation

Socially Speaking

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Socially speaking

Socially Speaking

VSA Access Gallery


Overview

Overview

  • What is a disability?

  • How many people in this country have a disability?

  • What percentage of people with disabilities were born with their disability?

  • Do any of you know someone with a disability?


Famous artists with disabilities

Famous artistswith disabilities

  • Beethoven

  • Chuck Close

  • Dale Chihully

  • YoYo Ma

  • Others?


Social justice civil rights

Social Justice/Civil Rights

  • Medical Model

  • Handicapped

  • WWI – Veterans Issues

  • 1960’s - Civil Rights

  • 1975 - IDEA

  • 1990 - ADA


Socially speaking

ADA

  • Americans With Disabilities Act – July 1990

    • Expansion of the Civil Rights Act

      • Employment

      • Government Services

      • Access to Goods and Services

      • Telecommunications


What does all this have to do with art

What does all this have to do with Art?


2014 crpd

2014 - CRPD

  • Do people with disabilities deserve the same rights as people without disabilities?

    • Why?

      Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

      As of today the US and Ireland are the only 2 western countries that have not ratified this UN sponsored treaty.


Our response

Our Response


Art as social change agent

Art as Social Change Agent

  • 1. Art can be a powerful agent for Social Change

  • 2. Creativity is a tool for all to use

  • Now it is your turn to help solve a challenge for people with disabilities face every day.


  • Login