About the article
A while back, PortPrep.com
owner Karen Kesteloot exchanged
e-mails with a parent of a child
named Mark w...
About the article
As a result, Mark
has shaky hands,
which makes hand
drawing tasks
difficult for him
compared to
computer...
About the article
By the end of their exchanges and
after taking Karen’s advice, the
parent was kind enough to
compile all...
Conestoga College
PROS
• Friendly, easy to get
around and easy to get
questions answered.
• Liked the way the
studio was s...
Ryerson University
PROS
• Very friendly (the most of all
places)
• only one who held an open
house for students applying
a...
For the complete article, go to
http://bit.ly/16KNYMK for the
complete article.
What Art Students with Disabilities Think of Art Colleges in Canada
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A parent narrates the experiences of her child who has Cerebral Palsy with the different art colleges in Canada. A must read for students with disabilities.

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What Art Students with Disabilities Think of Art Colleges in Canada

  1. 1. About the article A while back, PortPrep.com owner Karen Kesteloot exchanged e-mails with a parent of a child named Mark who has Cerebral Palsy and wishes to apply to an art program in college.
  2. 2. About the article As a result, Mark has shaky hands, which makes hand drawing tasks difficult for him compared to computer aided work. He also has an irreparable dent in his optical nerves. Click here for image source
  3. 3. About the article By the end of their exchanges and after taking Karen’s advice, the parent was kind enough to compile all her findings to the art schools she and her child visited to get more information.
  4. 4. Conestoga College PROS • Friendly, easy to get around and easy to get questions answered. • Liked the way the studio was set up for ease of working and storage • Electives seem much more applied CONS • No meal plan • Not easy to get from studio to room after hours • Not many rooms in residence.
  5. 5. Ryerson University PROS • Very friendly (the most of all places) • only one who held an open house for students applying ahead of admissions and have kept in touch mentioning jobs for her to apply to • The resident Is great - huge selection of stores, restaurants and pubs to choose from • Connection with the community for work experience and mentorship. CONS • Electives were not practical • Busy city life and the congestion downtown.
  6. 6. For the complete article, go to http://bit.ly/16KNYMK for the complete article.

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