“These are the programs that are needed by the students who do not learn the same as the majority. We need to teach the students who aren’t responding to traditional approaches, differently.”
Special Education Teacher
In 2014-15, your contribution to Upstream Arts impacted
professional artists working at the intersection of the arts, disability, and learning.
cross-sector partnerships with schools, adult day programs, disability service providers, and community organizations across the Twin Cities metro area and beyond.
innovative multidisciplinary arts programs, designed to nurture vital social and communication skills for people with disabilities at every stage of life.
individuals of all ages and abilities receiving more than 16,000 contact hours of instruction in the arts and social/communication skill development.