Connecticut
Profile Type: Creative Business
Creative Business
Access4Arts

Independent consultant focusing on ensuring the arts are accessible. Offering staff training around making your business/arts organization accessible including basics for website accessibility; trained audio describer and audio description trainer; presenter for annual John F. Kennedy annual L.E.A.D. conference as well as reviewer and editor for Kennedy Center's Education/VSA/Access department. An arts educator for more than 20 years working in public schools in the New Haven County region.

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Ruth
Job Title/Position: 
Founder/CEO
Mailing Address: 
403 Warpas Road
Madison, CT 06443
Physical Address: 
403 Warpas Road
Madison, CT 06443
Last Name: 
Feldman
Phone: 
2035300128

About

Profile Type: 
Creative Business
Primary Discipline: 
Theater - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Music - General
Year Founded: 
2014
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
General Public
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Arts Service Organizations
Activities and Services: 
Curriculum Development
Professional Development / Training
Residency - Other
Geographic Reach: 
Multi-County Region
Multi-State Region
National

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
Actor's Equity Association
American Guild of Musical Artists
National Association for Music Educators
Education: 
M.F.A. Ohio University (Music Direction)
B.S. University of Vermont (Music Education)
Awards: 
2014 New Haven Public School COMMUNITY PARTNER T.A.P.S. AWARD
2013 Arts Council of Greater New Haven ARTS AWARD
2009 Yale University's Seton Elm and Ivy Award
2008 Raymond E. Baldwin Award; State of Connecticut Board of Education and Services for the Blind
1999 New Haven Public Education Fund’s “Outstanding Business Partner” award
1994 Outstanding Volunteer: Greater New Haven Volunteer Action Center
1994 YWCA “Women in Leadership Award”
1994 “Presidential National Volunteer”; Nominee

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who use a wheelchair and have limited mobility
Access accommodations for people who are blind, partially sighted, and have low vision
Access accommodations for people who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing
Accessible website and/or multimedia for people with sensory disabilities
I have worked in the accessibility field since 2003, implementing AD, ASL, and OC performances, as well as training staff around accessibility services