All projects are run using a range of communication and learning methods, resources and technologies that allow participants to be consulted and to access activities in a way that suits their particular needs.
For 30 years AAM has been developing a diverse range of pioneering disability and empowerment projects that use the arts and media as a catalyst for social change, a vehicle for communication and expression, and to brake down barriers and inequality.
Ableweb Radio is AAM's longest standing project which was started when we were The Old Diary Studios over 25 years ago! They are a small
group of adults with moderate learning difficulties and disabilities who
record and create online radio shows.
Click here to find out more about Ableweb Radio.
Since 2008, AAM has been training local adults with disabilities to design and run an information website. www.ablewebyork.org is constantly being improved and is now better than ever!
Click here to find out more about Ableweb York.
AAM is one of the first organisations in the country to train adults with learning difficulties and disabilities to assist on singing and signing, and accessible music technology workshops in various settings up and down the UK.
Click here to find out more about the Apprentice Workshop Leader Programme.
Hands & Voices is AAM’s award-winning project that was set up in 1997 to enable members with learning and communication difficulties to express themselves more easily. It is one of the first singing and signing choir in the UK and AAM’s flagship project.
Click here to find out more about Hands & Voices.
Movers & Shakers is a fun filled and action packed music group for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. It is one AAM's biggest and most popular groups. Expect musical and theatrical games, dancing, signing and just about any other activity that we can squeeze in! Currently this group is full.
Click here to find out more about Movers and Shakers.
Based at the Melbourne Centre, Music Makers is a music project designed specifically for young adults with a range of learning difficulties, disabilities and more complex needs.
Click here to find out more about the Music Makers.
We've been running weekly art sessions since 2008 for local adults with learning difficulties and disabilities, ranging from those with moderate learning difficulties to higher support needs. There a spaces available in this group,
Click here to find out more about Occasional Painters.
Accessible Arts and Media is keen to assist other disabled groups, schools, resource centre's or others across the region to set up their own projects.
Click here to find out more about Outreach Disability Projects.
The SoundWeavers are a small group of adults with learning difficulties and disabilities who write and record their own music using a range of mainstream and accessible/assistive music technology. Currently Soundweavers is on hold whilst we secure more funding.
Click here to find out more about the SoundWeavers .
AAM's groundbreaking new Sensory Programme specifically designed for people with profound and multiple learning difficulties who used to attend day services and are now accessing community provision.
Click here to find out more about the Sensory Sessions.