Inclusion Day at Musikfest!

We are very excited to announce that Accessible Festivals will be presenting an Inclusion Day at Musikfest on Saturday August 7th in Bethlehem, PA in partnership with the non-profit organization ArtsQuest! Saturday, August 7th will be dedicated to Inclusion Day on the SouthSide Arts District, featuring ASL Interpretation and

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Groove Therapy Podcast Recap

Last month Executive Director Amy Pinder, Programs Director Leah Barron, and Board Member Taraleigh Weathers had a chance to have a conversation about accessibility and inclusion in the live music scene we know and love, along with Dr. Leah Taylor, an integrative mental health expert who focuses

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Fiscal Sponsor Spotlight: Circus for ALL!

Recreation and leisure activities are an essential component of holistic wellness. It is also true that due to loss of income, budget cuts, or the limitations placed on in-person gatherings, the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the ability of individuals and groups to participate in the activities

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Inclusive AF Recipes for Inclusion Dining & Jams!

Inclusive AF Recipes for Inclusion Dining & Jams! On Sunday April 11, 2021 from 5:30 to 7:30pm EST Accessible Festivals will present Inclusion Dining & Jams, a “dinner and a show” experience for all ages and abilities featuring Ryan Montbleau. The event will be livestreamed by donation from Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem, PA.

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Fiscal Sponsor Spotlight: Especially Everyone

Pete Kozak is a behavioral therapist, teacher, and percussionist who believes that music is among the most powerful forms of human connection, and that we are all better off when we come together to listen, dance, and celebrate life. This led him to create Especially Everyone, an inclusive,

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Introducing Inclusion Dining & Jams!

Food provides nourishment, but dining can also be an act of socialization, community, leisure and love. For many, a restaurant experience is generally a pleasurable one, but for individuals with autism, developmental differences, and other sensitivities, a restaurant setting can be unpleasant and overwhelming. Inclusion Dining offers a sensory-friendly

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Fiscal Sponsor Spotlight: Let’s Write About…

Donnie Welch (he/him/his) is a poet and educator who has worked with students with intellectual, developmental, and multiple disabilities since 2014. He began work as a teaching assistant at the Kennedy Day School in Brighton, MA before moving to New York City and starting at the Rebecca

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Fiscal Sponsor Spotlight: Music with Corey

Our fiscal sponsorship program allows others to carry out projects that further our mission to make recreation and leisure accessible to all abilities. One such program is Music With Corey, a top-rated zoom music class, that has just launched its flagship charity program entitled Caring With Corey. The project

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