VSA Florida Animation Gets Real Summer Camp

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VSA Florida 2017 Summer Camp
for teens with autism and related disabilities

Explore the exciting world of animation and filmmaking as you learn real life skills, including:

Animation, Writing and Editing,
Storyboarding, and Music Making


Animation Gets Real is presented by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs All Kids Included Initiative in partnership with VSA Florida and the FIU College of Engineering & Computing.

Who:  Students ages 13-22 with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities who are able to follow instructions, independently communicate and participate in a group setting.

When:  July 24 – 28, 2017 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Session A
9:00 am – 12:00 Noon:  Animation
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm:  Lunch
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm:  iPad Music

Session B
9:00 am – 12:00 Noon:  iPad Music
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm:  Lunch
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm:  Animation

Where:  FIU College of Engineering & Computing | 10555 W. Flagler Street, Miami, FL, 33174

Fee:  $65 Miami-Dade County Residents | $365 Non-Residents 

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About the Animation Gets Real Instructors:

Dani Bowman, animator, author and entrepreneur will impart her animation skills while exuding enthusiastic inspiration to students with disabilities.  Dani has ASD, Asperger’s Syndrome Disorder and has been teaching animation for 6 years since she founded her company Powerlight Studios in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Clint Randles, Assistant Professor of Music Education at University of South Florida and a VSA Florida teaching artist in the Tampa Bay area, teaches iPad music, an innovative musical art form that can be adapted to everyone.  Dr. Randles teaches pre-service music teachers, works with local school districts, and conducts research on the place of creativity in the music curriculum.