Sue Ann Pien

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Lebanese Culture and Art: Kassem Istanbouli and Tiro Arts Association

Kassem Istanbouli is a passionate and renowned Lebanese artist who believes that art is for everyone. His conviction that artistic induction should be available everywhere, not just in metropolitan areas, led him to create the Tiro Association for Arts in Tripoli. Istanbouli’s endeavors with Tiro have taken him around the world and into the ... Read more

Segerstrom’s Studio D — Interview with Casey Reitz and Chloe Saalsaa

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts, located in Costa Mesa, California, is a renowned performing arts complex that opened in 1986. It offers a broad range of world-class performances and innovative education and training programs like the American Ballet Theatre School. The Center is home to multiple performance and concert venues that incorporate a ... Read more

Sue Ann Pien —Actor, Model, Director, Advocate and Maybe Good at Chess

Most of us know Sue Ann Pien as the character “Violet,” on Amazon’s comedy-drama series, “As We See It,” that portrays three- 20-something adults on the autism spectrum who share an apartment in LA. For this role, Pien landed nominations for Best Lead Performance in a New Series at both the Film Independent’s Spirit ... Read more

Most Likely Not To… the musical

“Most Likely Not To…” is a-first-of-its-kind musical comedy centered around the difficulties of traveling with a disability. The musical was created in collaboration with members of the SMA (spinal muscular atrophy) community and the SMA My Way program founded by Genentech, a biotechnology company dedicated to discovering and developing medicine for people with serious ... Read more

Poems and Art by Christina Turczyn

Poet, visual artist and educator Christina Turczyn has been reflecting keenly on the world around her for most of her life. Water runs through her paintings—they’re watercolors, after all—and through her poems, too, lending a fluid quality to her recurring themes: human endurance through violence, dislocation and disease; technology’s capacity to link and sunder, ... Read more

Interview with Amy Pedid

Whenever she’s not tending to her duties as an art director for The Integer Group, web designer and accessibility advocate Amy Pedid devotes her time to building The Sage Mages. Undertaken as a passion project, the website will serve as a centralized database of digital resources for web designers, persons with disabilities and anyone ... Read more

Diagnosed with Astroids

One year from today, an astroid known as The End III will collide with earth and destroy everything on it. FAKE NEWS of course, but let’s pretend for just a moment that it was true.             How would you react? What would you do if you found out your future was not going to ... Read more

The Squeaky Wheel (HR)

It’s Human Resources Here to Inform You that Your Accommodations Request Was Approved. And You Got a Raise? Also, Your Childhood Crush Just Moved Back to Town and Wants to Grab a Bite? Dear employee, We are delighted to inform you that your request for reasonable accommodations has been approved. Effective immediately, you can ... Read more

Ashley Fiolek

Hello ABILITY readers, unfortunately, it has been a rough month for me and my family. My grandma passed away on January 24th. Something like this is never easy but I know that my grandma is not suffering any more and Heaven just added another beautiful angel. Her memorial will be coming up at the ... Read more

Sue Ann Pien Crossword Puzzle

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