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This MontCo theatre program for students with autism is a Barrymore nominee purpose

Sep. 25, 2017 11:31 am

This MontCo theatre program for students with autism is a Barrymore nominee

Theatre Horizon's Autism Drama Program is one of the four nominees for this year's Victory Foundation Award and the only one in its category focusing on education for those on the spectrum.
Check out how ballet made a difference in students with disabilities purpose

Sep. 18, 2017 11:05 am

Check out how ballet made a difference in students with disabilities

Tomorrow is the premiere of a documentary from nonprofit Art-Reach titled "I Am," which follows the journey of six high school students with disabilities learning and performing an original choreographed piece with dancers from Pennsylvania Ballet.
Power Moves: Accessibility expert Ather Sharif is leaving Philly people

Aug. 30, 2017 12:55 pm

Power Moves: Accessibility expert Ather Sharif is leaving Philly

The ExoXLabs founder is heading to Chicago for personal reasons. Plus, the city named 13 members to its Police Advisory Commission, and United Way has a new board chair.
Read about this map of ESL classes in Philly — in English, and in Spanish purpose

Aug. 8, 2017 12:13 pm

Read about this map of ESL classes in Philly — in English, and in Spanish

Technical.ly reporter Roberto Torres' translation of his story about the city's map reminded us of the importance of accessibility.
#PTW17 is here. Get psyched with these 20 impact-tinged events purpose

Apr. 28, 2017 12:55 pm

#PTW17 is here. Get psyched with these 20 impact-tinged events

Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast starts today. Here's our short list of must-attend events for nonprofit pros and the like.
10 Philly Meetup groups for impact aficionados purpose

Apr. 21, 2017 11:18 am

10 Philly Meetup groups for impact aficionados

Our updated list of local social groups for nonprofit professionals and more.
Art-Reach and FringeArts are teaming up for a ‘radically accessible’ Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret method

Jan. 18, 2017 12:57 pm

Art-Reach and FringeArts are teaming up for a ‘radically accessible’ Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret

The performance will feature an ASL interpreter, audio description and visual captioning. It's something more arts organizations should consider doing, said Art-Reach ED John Orr.
EvoXLabs has a new program for students interested in accessible tech purpose

Dec. 1, 2016 9:42 am

EvoXLabs has a new program for students interested in accessible tech

Want to scrape data, move web accessibility standards forward and help organize an annual accessibility hackathon?
What this study on the accessibility of U.S. cities gets wrong results

Oct. 4, 2016 8:12 am

What this study on the accessibility of U.S. cities gets wrong

Philly ranks 63 out of 150 on a list of best U.S. cities for people with disabilities. Local accessibility advocate Ather Sharif says Philly isn't perfect, but the study is a bit flawed.
How EvoXLabs is helping open up the city’s HIV data purpose

Aug. 24, 2016 2:22 pm

How EvoXLabs is helping open up the city’s HIV data

The city's Office of HIV Planning keeps data in a 400-page PDF document. EvoXLabs is helping make it accessible for civic hackers.

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