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Kamishibai and Deaf Children

Time & Location

August 27, 7:30pm ET


In the upcoming World Kamishibai Forum webinar, Kamishibai and Deaf Children, presenters will discuss how to make kamishibai accessible for children with disabilities.

The World Kamishibai Forum is a free series of ten Zoom meetings that focus on different aspects of kamishibai. Live attendees will meet and interact with the presenters who are experienced kamishibai creators/presenters from around the globe and have deep experience in their work. The workshops will be recorded and made available to view later.
To receive an invitation to each Zoom meeting, be sure to register here.


Based in Puerto Rico, Tere Marichal Lugo, has published award-winning plays and many children’s picture books, won two Emmy Awards for television writing and is active now as a storyteller, performer, illustrator, puppeteer and kamishibai author and performer. She presented in the first World Kamishibai Forum in 2020 about kamishibai in Puerto Rico and this year leads this workshop related to her work with teachers of the deaf and their students.

Orlando González Rivera is a dancer, choreographer, actor, director, circus artist, producer and founder and Executive Director of Ecléctico Internacional, Inc., a non-profit organization that supports multidisciplinary accessible artistic productions. During the past 15 years, it has been the leading company in Puerto Rico working with children, adolescents and adults with disabilities through their key program: Integration of Arts in Education. Together with Tere Marichal, he will offer some practical tips on how to make all productions the most accessible for all audiences.

This project is supported by the Global Partnerships Education Grant.

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