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Ermyn King, MA, RDT

Independent Contractor, ArtStream, Inc.

Ermyn King, MA, RDT, has worked for over 30 years at the intersection of arts in health, arts education, arts and disability, and arts access. She has designed inclusive, accessible arts programming for diverse populations–often with complex medical conditions and/or varied disabilities–in settings such as Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Children's National Medical Center, the Children’s Inn at NIH, MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center (Pediatrics) and the Specialty Hospital of Washington and Capitol Hill Nursing Center, as well as through Penn State University, VSA Pennsylvania, Hospice Caring, and ArtStream, Inc. She co¬founded Pennsylvania's first audio description service for persons who are blind or low-¬visioned, and has audio described for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, etc. A Registered Drama Therapist, she consulted for and was named a Distinguished Fellow of the Global Alliance for Arts & Health (formerly Society for the Arts in Healthcare).