Welcome To College Of Adaptive Arts

The College of Adaptive Arts (CAA) is a cutting edge nonprofit in San Jose, California, paving a new path for turning adults with disabilities into successful contributing citizens through the arts. We provide an environment where students can flourish and thrive and continue to push the boundaries of their potential. CAA offers classes in the arts, health, and wellness. Scholarships are available.



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"Thanks Pam & De" by Janet Heathcote, Director, CAA School of Dance

It is December, which means I am fully immersed in the joyful chaos of Nutcracker Season. Long rehearsals, so many...

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where students can flourish and thrive and continue to push the boundaries of their potential.

Unique Position

College of Adaptive Arts is a model that is currently one-fourth of the way to becoming financially sustainable and replicable. CAA fits few EXISTING FUNDING CATEGORIES because it is a …

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CAA Weekly Updates: Graduation Saturday 😃

Oct 29, 20183:10 pm

* Today!, Monday, December 10, there is a community performance at the Los Gatos Jewish Community Center, 14855 Oka Rd, Los Gatos, CA 95032 from 11:30 – 12:15, and they will be providing us lunch to everyone right afterward. Please plan to arrive at about 11:10 am.  Here’s the rundown of performances: Latizmo: 3 songs – Full Team; 2  songs –...READ MORE

CAA Mid-Week Updates: Updated Performance Times this Week 😃

Oct 26, 20189:23 pm

Good Evening CAA Family! * Updated Performance Time: Tomorrow’s [December 5] San Mateo Children’s Center Performances for CAA’s Nutcracker Ballet Troupe & Children’s Music Sing-Along [optional] will be from 10:30 – 11:30 am,65 Tower Road, San Mateo. Professor Doug will be there to lead any Children’s Sing-Along Performances that would like to attend. * Saturday’s School of Dance Performances at Christmas in...READ MORE

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