ART is the heART is one of WVSA's arts-in-health care outreach programs.
Applying principles of adult learning, WVSA asks artists to set their own personal objectives for what they hope to achieve through training.
Replicating ART is the heART There are three ways WVSA is helping others bring ART is the heART to their communities.
WVSA also offers training and consultation to help others prepare artists in their communities to implement the ART is the heART program.
For example, at an ART is the heART event at WVSA's offices to feature the work of program participants, Keisha performed a brief dance with the dancer.
Washington Very Special Arts (WVSA) has received a $15,000 grant from the Hasbro Children's Foundation to develop a model arts-based project in partnership with the pediatric division of the Visiting Nurse Association of Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC.
"WVSA acknowledges that `art is the heart' of children's health care," says Dr.
WVSA is a community-based, nonprofit origination whose mission is to provide educational, health care, and prevention programs for children, youth, and young adults with special needs in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
For more information about ART is the heART contact Judy Rollins, Program Director; Arts-in-Healthcare, WVSA; 1100 16th Street, NW; Washington, DC 20036; voice: (202) 296-9100; fax: (202) 261-0200; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.