Our Staff

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    Rick Guidotti

    Founder and Director

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    Liz Matejka-Grossman

    Director of Education and Programming

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    Ian Burto

    Director of Operations

  • Alison Graham

    Photography, Video, Social Media Coordinator, Associate Program Director

Board of Directors

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    Quemuel “Q” Arroyo

    Board Member: Chief Accessibility Officer at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

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    Kathleen Cail

    Chair: Co-founder and director of ACCESS Cincinnati

  • Christie Falco

    Board Member: Global Legal Director, Data and Commercial (ABI Growth) at AB InBev

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    Seth Keller, MD

    Board Member, Neurologist, Co-chair of the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG). Past President American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry

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    Meelin Dian Chin Kit- Wells DDS, M.Ed.

    President Elect AADMD ( Amercan Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry) Clinical Assistant Professor Board Certified Pediatric Dentist UBSDM EDI Committee Chair

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    Bieke Kreps, DDS, Msc

    Vice Chair: Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, NYU College of Dentistry.

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    Janet LeBreck

    Board Member: Former Commissioner for the Blind, MA / National Rehabilitation Services Administration

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    Denise Parker

    Treasurer: Director, Accounting Wise Consulting Associates

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    Steven Perlman, DDS, MscD, DHL

    Board Member: President of Project Accessible Oral Health, Founder of Healthy Athletes and Special Olympics Special Smiles, Co-Founder of the American Academy of Development Medicine and Dentistry

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    Barbie Vartanian

    Board Member: Director, Oral Health Advocacy & Policy Initiatives, NYU College of Dentistry

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    Vincent Siasoco MD, MBA

    Family Medicine Physician. Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Director of Primary Care, Rose F. Kennedy Center, Montefiore Medical Center.

Advisory Board

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    Anita Altman

    Co-Founder, ReelAbilities Film Festival.

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    Joseph Boggess

    Hair and Make-Up Artist. Photographer.

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    Christine Bruno

    Actor. Director. Teaching Artist. Disability Equity Consultant.

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    Lawrence Carter Long

    Director of Communications, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund.

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    Becky Curran Kekula

    Director, Disability Equality Index (DEI).

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    Ian Falconer

    Children’s Book Author and Illustrator. Theater Set and Costume Designer.

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    Faye Ginsburg

    Director, NYU Center for Media, Culture, and History. Professor of Anthropology, New York University. Co-Director, NYU Center for Disability Studies. Vice President, Dysautonomia Foundation.

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    Judy Heumann: WIll always lead us!

    International Disability Justice, Disability Rights Advocate. Author, Friend

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    Xian Horn

    Founder and Executive Director, Give Beauty Wings. Author. Blogger. Beauty and Disability Advocate.

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    Roger Kilmartin

    Executive Creative Director, McCann Worldgroup, L'Oréal

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    Emily Ladau

    Author. Digital Communications Consultant. Disability Rights Advocate.

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    Carr Massi

    Disability Rights Advocate. Former President, Disabled In Action. Co-Founder, Metropolitan Chapter of the National Paraplegia Foundation.

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    Mem Nahadr

    Performance Artist. Vocalist. Author. Composer. Filmmaker. Human Rights Activist.

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    Ralph Rucci

    Artist. Couturier. Author

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    Michael Stein

    Co-Founder and Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability. Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School.

Our Programs

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    Meet the amazing ambassadors bringing voices to life experiences and advocacy.

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    Watch Faces Redefining the Art of Medical Education (FRAME). Gain a more humanized understanding of medical conditions and critical topics through our searchable, web-based educational film library.

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    Learn about our collaborations with hospital systems, nonprofits, advocacy groups, and educational institutions.

  • Explore and visit our showcased work in galleries and installations across the globe.