Phoun’s story: How art creates self-confidence

Before Phoun started at Epic Arts, he says he wasn’t much of an artist. Even though his dad was a tattoo artist, his connections to the arts were limited to some simple drawings on the street. More impressive is his path to becoming the artist he is today. But Phoun’s...

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Bailey’s Story | AEM in Action

Today Bailey is a socially attuned young man in high school who is engaged in learning and planning to go to college.When he entered middle school the picture was very different. Behavior issues related to autism were prominent. As the behavior issues were addressed,...

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Juna’s Story | AEM in Action

Explore the story of a unique young woman who has overcome tremendous learning challenges to become a freshman at Harvard. Due to a significant visual impairment, Juna is not able to read standard print classroom materials and uses accessible instructional...

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Word Game to Communicate in any Language

  While working with kids who have trouble speaking, Ajit Narayanan sketched out a way to think about language in pictures, to relate words and concepts in "maps." The idea now powers the FreeSpeech app, which can help nonverbal people communicate. This talk was...

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Vietnam: Saigon Children Charity

The project has been up and running since 2006 and has been part of the help alliance since 2008. Since 2006, several kindergartens have been built/ renovated and handed over to the state. In 2010, Dominik Kopp initiated the program “Working With Others”in cooperation...

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