Disability and Special Needs Art and the Arts
Disabled arts is probably one of the most underrated activities undertaken by people with disabilities, there are many high class disability performing arts and theatre groups that regularly perform and also tour nationally and internationally as well as a large number of very talented visual and performing arts groups and of course not forgetting wheelchair dancing and numerous disability musical related organisations made up of people with all manor learning disabilities and difficulties.
Ableize offers a broad spectrum of disabled arts sites including crafts and hobbies as well as photography, painting, drawing and a mixture of both physical and learning disabled arts groups and activities. Search the categories and websites listed directly below, these include individual art related sites, information, products and services for disabled people interested in all forms of art. You may also find arts groups located near you by checking our disabled groups and clubs section that covers all UK counties.
Accessible workshops to further the personal development through the art of theatre, including both day and evening provisions. Check out the site to find details of accessible and mainstream workshops and how to book.
The UK’s longest established online edcation college specialising in art, design and media courses ideal for studying at home and offering dedicated support to the disabled and those with learning difficulties. Check out the full courses online along with video clips and contact.
Sian Gainham provides drama sessions for all abilities and special needs whilst promoting creativity and having fun in bespoke drama sessions for different charities, care homes and SEN schools. The drama sessions can be for groups or on a 1:1 basis. The drama sessions can run as a one off session, regular sessions or for sessions leading up to a performance. Sessions can consist of gentle movement activities, mime, introducing different drama techniques and exploration of sensory props.
Art information and advice for people with disabilities covering the areas of arts and entertainment in London.
Encouraging people with disabilities to create artwork from their imagination, to develop their own style, and to work at their own pace.
A disability arts user led organisation promoting and supporting disabled artists throughout Shropshire. View future projects and how to get involved.
Actively supports and encourages disabled writers, whatever their previous writing experience. It promotes the work of disabled writers to a wide audience of disabled and non-disabled people
Highlights a 15ft London statue of a naked, pregnant woman with no arms by Artist Marc Quinn to show how disabled people were under-represented in art.
Arts profile of a Cerebral Palsy disabled model, actress and writer with a National Diploma in Acting. Includes details of her achievements, FAQ plus guestbook and forum links.
Works to improve access to art and the arts for disabled people. Details of their training, art exhibitions and current projects offered in London.
Has a number of art groups located throughout the UK offering details of exhibitions and events, disabled artists work and how to take part.
Produces publications on arts and disability plus offers a directory of art and disability organisations. Available in large print, Braille and cassette.