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The Role of Communication in Accessibility for Virtual Music Festivals

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posted on 2022-04-20, 19:37 authored by Cassie Joanne BeerCassie Joanne Beer

A literature review covering both the social construct model and medical model of disability followed by an argument of the importance of leisure and social activities, especially the arts, for people with disabilities. Concluding quantitative and qualitative research through focus groups and surveys, the project ends with a guide to implementing accessibility and inclusion efforts when planning online arts events.


Degree Type

  • Master of Arts


  • Communication

Campus location

  • Fort Wayne

Advisor/Supervisor/Committee Chair

Marcia Dixson

Advisor/Supervisor/Committee co-chair

Cheri Hampton-Farmer

Additional Committee Member 2

Michelle Kelsey