ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp for People with Developmental Disabilities
The ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp is a week-long residential camp designed for people with Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities who are at least 16 years-old.
June 26-July 1, 2011
Fun, Musical Experience Also Focuses on Social Skills and Independence
Campers celebrate music by participating in a songwriting workshop, recording session, songwriter’s night and a live performance on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. Campers are invited to take part in research activities.
The music camp provides persons with Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities a unique opportunity to focus on what they love and do well — music! Camp goals include:
Learning and practicing new skills
Music enrichment and appreciation
Performing with other musicians
Socializing with mentors and peers
Feeling connected and empowered
Family support and information
More information at : http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/site/services/page.aspx?id=11
Does anyone know of a similar gathering in the UK? Or anywhere else in the world? How would we get one going?