New Mission

New Mission


My mission is to explore how other countries around the world are dealing with education and special education issues.

I would like to visit and observe different types of schools that have proven records of success, wherever those schools may be. I would like to meet with school directors and administrators, government officials, leaders in the business world, and others who are responsible for implementing education systems or otherwise connected to education to learn more about how education is being addressed in their communities.

If you know of any remarkable schools in other parts of the world (especially special needs schools), please let me know about them. If you know of any education experts who are engaged in remarkable work in this field, please introduce me to them.

Please do not hesitate to share your thoughts or ideas regarding the above. Read more about my mission here.

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Special Autism-Friendly Performance of Wicked - Sunday, March 2, 2014



Please save the date for

WICKED

Autism-Friendly Performance:

Sunday, March 2, 2014 @ 1pm



Gershwin Theatre, 222 West 51st Street

New York, NY 10036

  

TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY!

Friday, January 10, 2014 @ 10:00 AM



Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the nation's largest not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, is proud to continue serving the autism community with our Autism Theatre Initiative, making theatre accessible to children and adults who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or other sensitivity issues, and their families.
TDF is delighted to offer an autism-friendly performance of the musical WICKED on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 1pm.

 For this special performance, accommodations will be made including a supportive audience environment, designated activity and quiet areas, adjustments to lights and sound, and online resource materials.  This performance is not recommended for children under 8 years old.  For more information regarding the performance and modifications that are being made, please go to www.tdf.org/wicked.

IMPORTANT: There are scenes in this show that depict bullying. Flying monkeys do fly over the audience twice and may be frightening. They DO NOT land in the audience. When purchasing tickets please be aware that some set pieces and props are within arm's reach of the seats in the first 3 rows. In addition some fog may be felt in the first 3 rows as well.


Tickets are being offered through TDF at the following prices:
Orchestra: $79
Orchestra Partial View: $43
Front Mezzanine: $79
Middle Mezzanine: $58
Rear Mezzanine: $43

Limit 6 tickets per order. For larger groups and wheelchair seating please email autism@tdf.org

Tickets for the special performance are only available for purchase at www.tdf.org/wicked