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Breaking Out: Theater For The Physically Disabled, Casey Brown Apr 1995

Breaking Out: Theater For The Physically Disabled, Casey Brown

Fine Arts Undergraduate Theses

The group I am examining is physically disabled individuals. The organization who first brought this need for expression among the physically disabled to my attention was the National Theatre Workshop for the Handicapped. This theatre group was founded by Brother Rick Curry fourteen years ago in New York City. Brother Rick had finished his schooling and was seeking work as an actor. Because he was born without a right forearm, he was unable to find employment. So, Brother Rick decided to organize a school for talented, physically disabled individuals interested in pursuing a career in theatre. In the years that ...


The Value Of Peer Mediation In Reducing Conflict Behavior, Amy Nikolaisen Apr 1995

The Value Of Peer Mediation In Reducing Conflict Behavior, Amy Nikolaisen

Psychology Undergraduate Theses

The purpose of this research project was to determine if a particular peer mediation program reduced the incidence of conflict on playgrounds. The difference between observed conflict behaviors at Clancy Elementary School before and after the implementation of the Conflict Management program was examined. The student population (n = 372) of Clancy Elementary consisting of grades K-8, participated in the study. The subjects were observed during recesses before and after the implementation of the Conflict Management program. The data was compared between the two observation periods. Results indicate that the Conflict Management program was effective in reducing conflict behaviors on the ...