15 People with disabilities at UCP join acting workshop at American River College

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15 people with developmental disabilities in UCP of Sacramento and Northern California’s adult day programs participated in an acting workshop at American River College’s theatre department on Oct. 4. They learned how to act in front of a camera, participating in comedy sketches alongside students.The event was part of a series of workshops with American River College’s theatre department to give people with developmental disabilities the opportunity to participate in the arts and in their community. The workshops will continue into 2014. Each month, UCP serves 3,300 children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families in Butte, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Shasta, Sutter and Yolo counties. Programs include Saddle Pals adaptive horseback riding, UCP’s Autism Center for Excellence at Sacramento State, adult day programs, independent living services, transportation and in-home respite care for families. For more information, visit www.ucpsacto.org.

 

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