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Just added to Websites and Resources: NYC Accessibility Guides

If you’re visiting (or live in) NYC, this website has information on everything from luxury wheelchair service to accessible Broadway shows and adaptive sports.

Another Special Needs Gift Idea – ELF Tix Now Available!

December 17, 2012 1 comment
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GREAT SIDE MEZZANINE SEATS  AVAILABLE @ $55!
Only at: www.tdf.org/elf
ELF, THE MUSICAL
Autism-Friendly Performance:
Saturday, January 5, 2013 @ 2pm
Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the nation’s largest not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, is proud to continue serving the autism community with our Autism Theatre Initiative, making theatre accessible to children and adults who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or other sensitivity issues, and their families. TDF is delighted to offer an autism-friendly performance of the hit holiday musical ELF, THE MUSICAL on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 2pm.

ELF, THE MUSICAL is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. Buddy is raised unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his father is on the naughty list and his step-brother doesn’t even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. Based on the 2003 movie Elf starring Will Ferrell, ELF, THE MUSICAL has become a New York holiday tradition!

For this special performance, accommodations will be made, including a supportive audience environment, designated quiet areas, adjustments to lights and sound, and online resource materials.

Tickets are being offered through TDF at the following prices:

Orchestra — $85.00
Front Mezzanine — $85.00
Side Mezzanine — $55.00 

Limit 6 tickets per order. For larger groups and further information contact Deborah Stein, Coordinator of the Autism Theatre Initiative: deborahs@tdf.org or call (212) 912-9770 x383.

Tickets for the special performance are only available for purchase at 

www.tdf.org/elf


TDF presents an Autism-friendly Performance of Disney’s THE LION KING – get on the waiting list now!

So I already missed buying the tickets, even though they went on sale today – goes to show how popular this event is. Even if you’re not sure you can attend on September 30th, I highly recommend signing up for the waiting list (like I just did) in case any tickets become available – that’s how we scored tickets to Mary Poppins last month. Clicking the link below will automatically take you to their waitlist notification sign-ups. If you are one of the lucky few who got Lion King tickets, congrats!

TICKETS GO ON SALE
MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012!
Only at: www.tdf.org/thelionking
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THE LION KING
Autism-Friendly Performance:
Sunday, September 30, 2012 @ 1pm
Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
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Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the nation’s largest not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, is proud to continue serving the autism community with our Autism Theatre Initiative, making theatre accessible to children and adults on the autism spectrum, and their families. TDF is delighted to offer an encore, autism-friendly performance of Disney’s THE LION KING on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 1pm.

More than 65 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill, the majesty, the truly one of a kind musical that is THE LION KING. This truly global phenomenon is the winner of more than 70 major awards worldwide including the Tony Award® for Best Musical. Hailed by Newsweek as a “landmark event in entertainment,” THE LION KING is a breathtaking adventure that stretches the boundaries of Broadway, from the heart of Africa to the plains of your imagination. For this special performance, accommodations will be made, including a supportive audience environment, designated quiet areas, adjustments to lights and sound, and online resource materials.

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Tickets are being offered through TDF at the following prices:

Orchestra (all seats) — $79.00
Front Mezzanine (Rows A-F) — $67.50
Mid Mezzanine (Rows G-H) — $57.50
Rear Mezzanine (Rows J-L) — $38.00

Limit 6 tickets per order. For larger groups and further information contact Deborah Stein, Coordinator of the Autism Theatre Initiative: deborahs@tdf.org or call (212) 912-9770 x383.

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Tickets for the special performance are only available for purchase atwww.tdf.org/thelionking.

Major support for the Autism Theatre Initiative has been provided by:
Helene Berger Foundation
The Far Fund
The Joseph LeRoy and Anne C. Warner Fund, Inc.Additional Support provided by:
Katherine Chia
The Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Foundation
Winter Family FundIn-kind service provided by:
Autism Friendly Spaces, LLC
Autismshop.com
SensaCalm
© 2012 TDF. TDF® and TKTS® are registered trademarks of Theatre Development Fund. All rights reserved.
Theatre Development Fund is a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts.

You Are Invited To A RCSN Movie Preview Event June 21st – To Rome With Love

Access programs at The Jewish Museum – next workshop 12/11/11

Click the link below to find out more about this special needs program, designed to engage special needs individuals in Jewish art and culture.

Access Family Workshops at The Jewish Museum

You’re Invited to the Innocence and Experience Exhibition and Reception on 12/1/11

Thanks for letting me know about this unique event, Karel!

Pure Vision Arts (PVA) was founded in 2002 by The Shield Institute a not-for-profit human-service agency that educates and supports New Yorkers with autism and developmental disabilities. Pure Vision Arts is New York’s first specialized art studio and exhibition space for people with developmental disabilities. PVA is staffed by trained professionals with backgrounds in art education, fine arts, and art therapy who provide mentoring and support to the artists who attend the studio.

Pure Vision Arts is ultimately about facilitating social change by creating opportunities for access and inclusion in the arts for people with neurological challenges. Many PVA artists have led extraordinary lives and the sheer power and uniqueness of their work helps to break down negative public misperceptions and stereotypes about people who have disabilities. In a very short time, PVA has become a vital resource for new and emerging artists of vision who would otherwise remain culturally and socially isolated.

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An Initiative of 

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You are cordially invited to

Innocence & Experience   

9th Anniversary Exhibition and Reception
Featuring Work by Self-Taught Artists

Thursday, December 1, 2011

6:00-8:30 p.m.

114 W 17th St, 3rd Fl, New York, NY 10011

(212) 366-4263

 Free and Open to the Public

Fine Art and Handmade Boutique Items for Purchase
Walter Mika Untitled

  Walter Mika, Untitled, Pastel on Masonite, 20″24″ 2011

To view additional pieces by

our Featured Artist, Walter Mika,

please click on:

http://www.purevisionarts.org/featured-artist/walter-mika-featured-artist/

This Exhibition is Funded by Generous Donations from
The Capital Group Companies and BlackRock.