Posted Tuesday October 30 2012 at 8:36 pm
Free webinars have been scheduled by the Office of VSA & Accessibility, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. All are welcome.
The State of Arts and Aging
Tuesday, November 13 2012, 3-4:30 PM EDT
Presenter: Dr. Gay Hanna, Executive Director of the National Center for Creative Aging
Strategies for Supporting Visual Artists
Tuesday, December 11 2012, 3-4:30 PM EDT
Presenter: Sonja Cendak, Artist Services Assistant Manager, Office of VSA & Accessibility, Kennedy Center
Setting Up Success for Performing Artists
Tuesday, February 26 2013, 3-4 PM EDT
Presenter: Liz Miller, arts consultant and former VSA Artist Services Manager at The Kennedy Center
Real-time captioning will be available at http://www.streamtext.net/player?event=JFKCENTER during the Webinar presentation.
Posted Friday October 26 2012 at 06:26 am
The Massachusetts State Association of the Deaf interviewed VSA's Bonnie Kaplan (BK) for the Autumn 2012 issue of Deaf Community News (DCN).
DCN: Hi, glad you could join us for this interview.
Please tell us about who you are, where you went to
school all your life, and how did you get to where you
BK: I was born to hearing parents and have a younger
Deaf brother. I attended the Boston School for the
Deaf from the time I was 4 years old in 1964, and
stayed until 1972. In 6th grade I was mainstreamed at
a private school for girls, Brimmer and May, which is
located in Chestnut Hill, and was their first Deaf
student. I excelled in sports and went on to graduate
in 1979. After high school I went to the University of
New Hampshire (UNH) and majored in Food Service
Management. In 1981, I moved out to LA and worked
for Lorimar Productions as a Research Associate for
several years. We studio was known for its TV shows
such as "Dallas", "The Waltons", "Falcon Crest", "Perfect Strangers", "Little House on the Prairie", etc., and other TV mini series.
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Posted Wednesday October 24 2012 at 11:10 pm
"Educating Diverse Minds: Using Individual Brain Differences to Teach and Reach All Learners"
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November 16 - 18, 2012
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