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The Penguin Project Is Recipient of National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award

The national program uses theatre to help transform the lives of children with special needs.

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The Penguin Project has been honored with the 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award. The national program uses theatre to help transform the lives of children with special needs.

The Penguin Project was founded in 2004 by pediatrician Andrew Morgan, who recognized the power of the creative arts in promoting learning and life skills in young people with disabilities.

Through partnerships with schools and community theatres across the country, the program gives children with special needs access to theatre in a unique way—by pairing each disabled child or teenager with a non-disabled mentor in his or her age group.

Click here for the full article published on Playbill.com by Olivia Clement on November 10, 2017.