Access to Theatre’s 2016 Summer Institute is gearing up for another fantastic summer program for youth of all abilities! ATT’s Summer Institute will take place from July 18-29th , 2016, with performances on Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 1pm and 6pm at the Boston Center for the Arts! We hope you can join us! Throughout […]
Back in the early 2000s, PYD’s executive director Regina Snowden was the driving force behind bringing the Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) to Massachusetts for the first time. That first YLF was a huge success with over 30 participants, and it has been held annually since then by a number of different hosting organizations. Nearly 15 years later, we’re excited to […]
BOSTON, MA – The Access to Theatre Program (ATT) of Partners for Youth with Disabilities, in partnership with the Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) and VSA Massachusetts – The State Organization on Art and Disability, will again take up residence at the Boston Center for the Arts this summer. During a two-week residency, ATT […]
Making Healthy Connections (MHC) programming is now in full swing at both Boston and Springfield program sites! Boston MHC began in the fall and Springfield MHC just launched a new program session on January 11th, 2014. Both MHC sites offer youth and parent sessions twice monthly and are working to enhance the health and well-being […]
Making Healthy Connections Through the Years: Reflections from former Springfield MHC Personal Care Assistant, Jeff Clem
As part of PYD’s recent application submitted to the National Endowment for the Arts, Access to Theatre created a 10 minute video which features a select group of Access to Theatre youth participants and peer leaders with and without disabilities (ages 16-24) as well as mentors and artists. The video presents comments by the artistic […]
The Springfield branch of Making Healthy Connections visited American International College on Saturday, March 30th for MHC’s annual event focused on nutrition. At the event, youth were offered a hands-on opportunity to cook healthy recipes in an accessible kitchen with Occupational Therapy students from American International College. The event was such a success, it was even featured on […]
Making Healthy Connections (MHC) is in full swing for 2013! MHC meetings at two program sites are being held twice monthly for our new 2012-2013 session. Boston MHC began in October 2012 and Springfield MHC launched a new program session in January 2013.