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DisArt Stories Matter: Mother Gillian Young explains benefits of compression design

As a participant in Friday night's DisArt Fashion Show, young Daniel benefited from compression fabric and sensory inputs-and delighted in his Mickey Mouse cape- in an outfit designed especially for him. Here Mom explains how the design helps her son move more easily.
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More about DisArt

The DisArt Festival runs through April 25, with multiple events every day. 

Some major events include:

Saturday, May 18, 3:30 p.m.: Arts & Activism Discussion at the DisArt Hub

Saturday, May 18, 7:00 p.m.: Poetry and Comedy Performance at the DisArt Hub

Sunday, May 19- Wednesday, May 22: Independent Film Festival at UICA

Saturday, May 25, 8:30 p.m.: Closing Reception at Wealthy Theatre

 

See where all the action is with a full list of DisArt venues.

See this page for the full list of events.

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was captured at the Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD)'s Woodbridge Ferris Building for a DisArt Festival event.

As a participant in Friday night's DisArt Fashion Show, young Daniel benefited from compression fabric and sensory inputs-and delighted in his Mickey Mouse cape- in an outfit designed especially for him. Here mom Gillian Young explains how the design helps her son move more easily- and how she wishes clothing was more readily available for people with disabilities.

STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. You can see all the Story Matters videos archived at therapidian.org/placematters/story.

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