Programs for people with disabilities

Presenting programs that are accessible for individuals with disabilities is a core function of our work. In specially tailored Bridge Sessions and workshops, our teaching artists present material that is sensitive to the many different characteristics of those we serve, including individuals with traumatic brain injuries, developmental disabilities, autism and vision impairment, among others. Our interactive, adaptive approach means that all participants may fully engage at their own ability levels, regardless of whether a session targets a specific disability audience or whether “mainstreamed” students with special needs attend as part of a general education group.

We also provide live webcasts of select programs so that people who are unable to travel to the venue may still participate. And through an ongoing partnership with Art-Reach, we offer a limited number of free tickets to each of our LiveConnections Presents concerts.

For more information about how you or your organization can get involved, please contact Program Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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"World of Percussion" Bridge Session for adults with cognitive disabilities:


LiveConnections' video system was supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge, with matching funds from the Wyncote Foundation and 25th Century Foundation.


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Big Hurrah Sponsors:
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$5000 School Sponsor

Drexel University


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$2500 Collaboration Sponsor





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Foundation Support 2016-2017:
Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation
Corrine R. & Henry Bower Memorial Trust
CHG Charitable Trust
Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation
The Allen Hilles Fund
Independence Foundation
Patricia Kind Family Foundation
Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation
Christopher Ludwick Foundation
The Presser Foundation
Rosenlund Family Foundation
Caroline J.S. Sanders Trust
The Scholler Foundation
Howell Lockhart Seiple Trust
Seybert Foundation
Joseph Kennard Skilling Trust
Paula Steinebach Trust
Strauss Foundation
Union Benevolent Association
Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial
Wyncote Foundation



Additional Support:

LiveConnections is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.



Additional support provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund. is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, tax ID 26-2666641. The official registration and financial information of may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.