Performers and Programs

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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Berlin, Jan The Unhuggables Disability Awareness,
Nature- Animals,
Science
Live animals who are often considered unattractive or unsavory are the highlight of this program that focuses on the importance of respect for all life. Creatures are still valuable world residents even if they aren't cuddly. Puppets, display boards, and assorted props make this a fun, entertaining, and educational program.
$101- $200
Bram, Lance Brain Game night for Teens Disability Awareness,
Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Inclusive program where young adults will gather to play tech-free games to challenge thinking and stimulate creativity. Games will also promote social skills, communication skills, and confidence building! The program is great for students with disabilities such as ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Program may be offered on a recurring basis,
$101- $200
Mazur, Matt Turtle Dance Music Disability Awareness,
Music,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Mr. Matt Mazur is an autism intervention and early childhood music education specialist. He performs a funny, engaging and highly interactive music & movement concert for all children including children on the Autism Spectrum. We regularly work with the New York Public Library and are one of their “best reviewed programs”. Each song is accompanied by tactile, visual, auditory and humorous experiences. The show includes interactive music technology, banjo, didgeridoo, guitar and many more instruments!
$351- $500
Bram, Lance Introduction to Psychology Disability Awareness,
Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other
This program is presented by a School Psychologist and will explain the basics of psychology and the mind. Some topics include the subconscious, personality, and basics on mental disorders.
Up to $100
Presentations & Workshops, Box Out Bullying Box Out Bullying - Music And Learning For Kids Disability Awareness,
Health & Fitness- Other,
Music
Engaging! Empowering! Entertaining! Box Out Bullying's live musical experience has delighted audiences nationwide and in Europe and Asia. For more information visit boxoutbullying.com
$201- $350
Science, Wondergy SoundScience Disability Awareness,
Music,
Science
Experience music and sound as you’ve never seen or felt it before! Turn your voice into a giant laser show. Play with unique instruments, including a Laser Harp and a PVC Xylophone, and get tickled with sound with a huggable speaker. Learn about hearing loss and other ways Deaf people can still experience sounds. TOPICS: Waves, pitch, volume, sound in air, harmony, adding waves, filtering waves, human speech. A hands-on activity making working speakers can finish-up this show!
$351- $500
Linthwaite, Dara Parent/Toddler Workshop Resource Person Disability Awareness,
Life Skills- Parenting,
Music
This session is offered as part of the popular in-house library program known as the Parent/Toddler or Parent/Child Workshop. Dara Linthwaite will be happy to talk with parents and caregivers about ways to use music with their young children and answer any questions they may have. Dara has worked as a kindergarten teacher in a private school for gifted children, as well as a music teacher in a preschool for children with developmental disabilities. If you'd like, let Dara and her guitar conduct circle time for the last 15-20 minutes of the program and watch the little ones dance and sing with glee!
$101- $200
Bram, Lance OPENING UP! for Teens Disability Awareness,
Life Skills- Other
In this program, teens will participate in a fun activity called THINK IT THROUGH. With the roll of two dice, you will choose a colored card and specific questions which stimulate conversation, decision-making, and problem solving. This therapeutic activity is guided by a School Psychologist.
Up to $100
Bram, Lance Things people with ADHD want everyone to know Disability Awareness,
Life Skills- Parenting,
Life Skills- Other
A Psychologist will explore symptoms of ADHD, strategies to improve your concentration, and offer tips on how to better understand family members or friends who have attention deficits.
Up to $100
Bram, Lance YOU CAN BUILD A NEW LIFE Disability Awareness,
Life Skills- Other
This program will provide information about building the necessary attributes to bring success into your life. You will assess your own personal strengths and weaknesses through a personal activity. After this activity, you will learn how to draw on your own strengths and strategies to develop your abilities so you can reach your full potential! You will also learn how to improve your ability to prioritize your short-term and long-term goals. Find your strengths while improving other areas so you can lead a productive life!
Up to $100
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