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Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program – Fall 2022

For People with Thyroid Eye Disease and their Care Partners

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"I happily look forward to each session and have gained a great deal from the 'fellowship' and shared art experience."

Who is eligible?

Individuals with Thyroid Eye Disease and their care partners (spouses, family members, friends, loved ones). Prior experience is not necessary. Even if you are not an artist or do not consider yourself creative you are still welcome to participate.

What is the cost?

Thanks to a grant from Horizon Therapeutics, the Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program and art materials required for participation will be offered to participants for FREE. Capacity is limited and will be first-come, first-served.

When and where?

The fall 2022 program will be offered virtually from anywhere in the U.S. Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons from Sept. 22 – Nov. 12.

Participants will

  • Partake in eight weekly 2-hour virtual sessions to create art using a variety of artistic media.
  • Explore art therapy as a way to cope with feelings of isolation, anxiety and depression.
  • Discover an opportunity to build community and connections with other people who are affected by TED and express thoughts and feelings through art.
  • Interact with registered art therapists who will tailor the program topics, themes and materials for people affected by TED.