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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“What Will You Do With Your Building Permit?” By Pamela Lindsay I love this picture. It depicts everything that inspired...

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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: Feb 11-16 😃

Oct 29, 20183:10 pm

* This Saturday, February 16: * The students of the School of Communications proudly invite you to attend their 3rd Annual Showcase Night entitled Metamorphasis at the Campbell Church of Christ, 1075 W. Campbell Ave., from 6-8pm. Optional Practices this week on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-5pm Detailed Information Here. Map Location Here. It’s going to be a powerful and transformative evening celebrating the artistic abilities of...READ MORE

CAA Mid-Week Updates: CAA Bay Area LIFE next segment Sunday 2/10 😃

Oct 26, 20189:23 pm

* This Sunday, February 10: Next segment on Bay Area LIFE will be featuring CAA student stories. 6:30 pm, Channel ABC7. This is the second of four segments in 2019, for CAA’s 10 Year Anniversary, thanks to generous underwriting from Cisco. * Input Requested for Networking Lounge/Parent Education Nights for 2019:  Parent Volunteer Mary Pizzo is requesting input for topics for the parent education portion...READ MORE

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