Assisting Artists with Disabilities “United Disability Services”

United Disability Services
Contact: Phyllis Boerner, Publication Director
701 S Main Street
Akron, OH  44311–1019
Voice: 330.762.9755
Fax: 330.762.0912

Unique to the field of disability studies, the award-winning publication, Kaleidoscope, Exploring the Experience of Disability through Literature and the Fine Arts, expresses the experience of disability from the perspective of individuals, families, healthcare professionals, and society as a whole.  The material chosen for Kaleidoscope strives tochallenge and overcome stereotyping, patronizing, and sentimental attitudes towards disability.  Fiction, personal essays, poetry, book reviews, and art in a variety of forms, are all featured in various issues.  Kaleidoscope is published twice a year; annual subscription rates (two issues) are $10.00 individual and $15.00 institutional.  Excerpts from past issues and the guidelines for submission can be found by visiting:

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