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Whether they are on the big stage, on TV or the big screen – characters with various disabilities keep turning up. But how are the characters being portrayed? What impression do they leave with viewers? And are they actually played by actors with disabilities? REHACARE.com got a small overview over the industry."Acting disabled" or acting with a disability? - Read more
Whether it’s the stage or a television camera – John Patrick Garth feels comfortable about slipping into the role of another person. He is an actor with all his heart and soul. Nevertheless, he is not always the first choice at auditions because as an actor living with spasticity, people often don’t have high confidence in his abilities."The acting industry must be more open to persons with disabilities" - Read more
Whether in TV shows or motion pictures – disabled actors are still an exception in most cases. But it does not have to be like that, because there are enough people with disabilities who have some acting talent. REHACARE.com talked to two of them – about their career, their plans and the business. Get to know more in our Topic of the Month December: Acting in film, television and theater.December 2015: Acting in film, television and theater - Read more
[26/10/2015] Children with autism who participated in a 10-week, 40-hour, theatre-based program showed significant differences in social ability compared to a group of children with autism who did not participate, according to a Vanderbilt study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.Children with autism benefit from theater-based program - Read more
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[24/06/2011] A jam session twice a month: This is no ordinary jam band; all its members have Parkinson's disease. A diverse group of men and women, ranging in age and ethnicity, gather in a circle with instruments in hand and sing together. Music and Drama Therapy for Parkinson's Patients - Read more