Buffalo Media Resources Inc.

Digital Art & Technology Access

DATA is an art and technology education program designed for teens with ASD. Year-round workshops teach students media art and social skills to support higher education and career goals, all while providing a space for creativity and making new friends.

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $30,000
YEAR AWARDED: 2021
WEBSITE: www.squeaky.org


Helping Students Deal with Mental Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis for too many young people. Even before the pandemic, depression, anxiety, and suicidality rates were sharply rising among teens in America. In 2019, rates of adolescents reporting a major depressive episode were up 60 percent from about ten years prior.[1] Articles appear in the media … Continued