Disabled Women on the Web was established by Corbett O'Toole of the Disabled Women's Alliance to provide information, resources, and support for women with disabilities to continue to CHANGE THE WORLD!
Disabled Women project has both disabled and non-disabled participants, from varius age groups, including 18-70 years of age, the Project endeavors to empower individuals, honor their stories, spark imaginations, foster community and enhance public awareness about disability.
Under the award-winning direction of Joan Lipkin, Artistic Director of That UPPITY Theatre Company, and with guest artists, we are creating a multi-disciplinary piece that explores such areas as architectural accessibility, transportation, sexuality, health care, and societal attitudes.
Much of their work is based in humor.
They also offer a flexible touring program of various theatrical scenes that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of corporations, educational institutions, civic and religious groups, conferences and festivals.
Their group is diverse in race, ethnicity, class, occupation, education, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability, and performance experience.
They share an interest in playing and creating together, concern about the perception of disability in our culture, commitment to the value of a group process, and desire to make an innovative theatrical public performance.
Some of the challenges facing our participants have included spinal cord injury, blindness, Spina Bifida, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, AIDS, alcoholism, asthma, epilepsy, cancer, Pol