WHAT WE Do
Provide curriculum AND coaching to help you launch a theater program for performers with developmental disabilities
Platform individuals with intellectual disabilities so they can relieve fears and raise expectations.
It is often difficult for people with intellectual disabilities to thrive in an academic setting. When given the opportunity to participate in theater, individuals with disabilities have the opportunity to grow into adults who engage with their community. PLU theater curriculum develops each actor’s conversational, relational, and social skills, providing them with a place to connect, develop, and belong.
Celebrate the lives of six individuals with disabilities through our transformational doc
Work in China twice, watching fears diminish and expectations rise
Share the doc in 7 countries
Encourage Brittnie's in writing her second book
Lauren was hired
Gather 1200+ people for the documentary premiere
Host workshops for students to understand their peers with disabilities and watch them commit to inclusion
Celebrate Jimmy and Jessica's engagement
Provide a Spanish translation of the documentary
Support Sean as he moved out
WHY WE Platform
Because society has a largely false perception of their limitations & abilities, individuals
with intellectual disabilities remain regularly undermined. Research suggests, however,
that providing society with both information & contact transforms negative attitudes into
PEOPLE LIKE US WAS BIRTHED FROM A SIMPLE SITUATION:
Sisters learning to get along.
KIRSTI: A 21-year old college grad
EMMA: 17-year-old diva with Down syndrome
CURRENT STATUS: Best friends
Through considering the benefits she has personally experienced from Emma’s life, Kirsti’s passion for igniting this embracing attitude in others was born & encourages society to engage, rather than avoid, individuals with intellectual disabilities, reminding us that they are simply