|MACKAY SCHOOL TO TAKE PART IN CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY ART SYMPOSIUM|
MONTREAL, JANUARY 21, 2015 – Focusing on the theme of art and social inclusion, the programs utilized at the Mackay Centre School in NDG will be featured in Open Access: The Art of Inclusion at Concordia University (1515 St. Catherine West - EV Building, 2nd floor) on February 6 (10 a.m.).
Mackay Centre School, which caters to the hearing impaired, physically disabled and for students with communication disorders, utilizes music and movement programs which allows students to be exposed to these art forms as well as encourages their social and emotional growth.
Their unique program is operated in conjunction with Projet Rad, an organization which provides individuals with special needs the opportunity to take inclusive urban dance classes as well as AUMI: Adaptive Use Musical Instrument, which through a computer, allows individuals with limited motor control to make music, thereby opening up to them new opportunities for creativity and community.
On hand for the presentation will be internationally renowned artist Luca “Lazylegs” Patuelli, Principal Patrizia Ciccarelli, representatives Projet Red and the developers of AUMI.
Michael J. Cohen