Engaging arts experiences marrying a cognitive and/or physical disability or illness with the arts.

Arts & Wellness Programs include:

Musical Minds Choir – A Sing-A-Long style choir for members with early stages of Alzheimer’s and dementia and their care partners. Programs offered at four locations across Central Florida. Learn More.
 
Upbeat! Musical Theatre Troupe – A performance group for teen and young adult exceptional learners. UpBeat! produces multiple performances each year, including both plays and musicals. UpBeat! is open to actors with a variety of exceptionalities, including (but not limited to) autism, Down syndrome, and ADHD. Actors ages 13-35 with any type of exceptionalities are welcome! Learn more!
 
Conductive Education Center of Orlando (CECO) – Performing arts education for youth with motor and intellectual disabilities.
 
Quest Kids Academy – Performing arts education for youth with autism, focusing on building social and communication skills, and self-expression.

Arts & Wellness Collective

The Arts & Wellness Collective is a group of community leaders from arts organizations, service providers, health care, and higher education institutions to create opportunities for arts accessibility for every population in our community.
 
Members of the Arts & Wellness Collective represent the following organizations: