List Of Networks And Resources For Artists With Disabilities


Opportunities Database For Artists With Disabilities

Listed below are websites that offer valuable experiences and information for artists with disabilities. Inclusion and connection is often difficult for the disabled and their loved ones, use these links for useful information and the ability to find like minded artists. TAP hopes the links provided here will add value to your search. 

List of Arts Organisations for Artists with Disabilities

This database contains a list of local and international arts organisations for artists with disabilities. 

African Sinakho Arts 

A Performing Arts Organisation whose mission is to discover, develop and demonstrate distinctive abilities of artists with disabilities.

Breaking barriers, unearthing unique talent and presenting it centre stage.

Disability Arts International

This site lists professional Deaf and disabled artists, or disabled-led companies, who are actively seeking international partners and opportunities.

FirstRand Foundation (FRF)


Goethe Institute

Gathering in a better world (GIABW) was a collaborative and interdisciplinary project that wanted to create a worldwide network for artists with disabilities.

Learning Disabilities and the Arts

LD OnLine knows that there are many different ways to learn, and having the right tools at school and at home can change everything. Explore our resources and help every child reach their full potential.

Legal Rights For People With Disabilities in South Africa

1. Legal capacity of parties with intellectual, psycho-social and communication disabilities in traditional courts in Kwazulu-Natal [2018]. Read it at this link.

2. The African Disability Rights Yearbook is a peer-reviewed journal that is published once a year with 2013 as its inaugural year.

3. White Paper on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2016): The White Paper is a crucial step along the journey of improving the lives of persons with disabilities and moves us closer to a fully inclusive society for all as envisioned in the Freedom Charter which unambiguously stated that “South Africa belongs to all who live in it”.  The White Paper is a call to action for government, civil society and the private sector to work together to ensure the socio-economic inclusion of persons with disabilities. 

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