Dreamscape Blog

C.A.B.S. Autism: Inspiring Motivation-Led Growth

Date Posted: September 10, 2021

The World Health Organization reports an estimated one in every 160 children have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), though that number has the potential to be higher. Currently, the prevalence of ASD in low- and middle-income countries remains unknown. However, what we do know is that ASD presents itself in a myriad of ways, and that presentation varies tremendously from one individual to Read More...


Friends Life Community: Promoting Self-Advocacy and Independence Within the Disabled Community

Date Posted: September 6, 2021

The word friend is defined by Merriam-Webster as “a favored companion” or “one attached to another by affection or esteem”. True to its meaning, Friends Life Community (FLC) aims to create a place of belonging for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Its broad services provide teens (16+) and adults a safe haven to grow personally, develop socially, and Read More...


Autism Tennessee: Offering Support Across the Spectrum of Age and Autism

Date Posted: August 27, 2021

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 1 in 54 children within the U.S. have Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD. This disorder benefits greatly from early intervention, which expands the opportunities for healthy development. However, diagnosis is often the first step in a lifelong struggle that parents and individuals with ASD face when managing ASD’s impact on Read More...


Dreamscape Foundation Engages in Community Outreach

Date Posted: August 23, 2021

It’s reported that in January 2017, the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness estimated that nearly 24% of the 369,081 people experiencing homelessness consisted of individuals with disabilities who, by federal definition, were experiencing chronic homelessness. Sixty-nine percent of those disabled individuals were residing in areas without appropriate shelter (e.g., sidewalks, Read More...


Dreamscape Foundation Collaborates with SAGE on an Annual Giving Event

Date Posted: August 19, 2021

Sonic Amateur Games Expo (SAGE) is both a fan-game showcase and a fundraising event to benefit Child’s Play, an organization that provides toys and games to children in hospitals, clinics, and domestic violence shelters. Your first thought may be, “But this doesn’t directly correlate with Dreamscape Foundation’s mission to bridge the accessibility gap for individuals with Read More...


LadyBones Raises Funds and Awareness for Accessibility

Date Posted: August 13, 2021

Twitch streamer Ladybones may project spooky vibes with her Twitch handle and her love for all things Halloween and horror, but there is nothing dark about her channel – or her personality. In fact, she is a member of Project Kindness, a stream team whose members actively use their channels to raise funds for charities. Ladybones researches every charity prior to supporting them, then Read More...


YouTube Channel Hotline Sehwani Helps Drive Dreamscape Foundation’s Mission

Date Posted: August 12, 2021

Hotline Sehwani is a YouTube channel with more than 15,000 subscribers. It features video-game-themed LoFi remixes that set the tune (and mood) for work, studying, gaming, or chilling out. But what exactly does that have to do with Dreamscape Foundation – and how does it impact its mission?  Part of the link lies within the name. Hotline Sehwani (Follow on Twitter @HotlineSehwani) is a Read More...


Dreamscape’s Mission Takes Shape at Hannibal YMCA

Date Posted: July 29, 2021

In 2018, Hannibal YMCA’s Group Fitness & Aquatics Coordinator reached out to Dreamscape Foundation seeking guidance and assistance on how to make their YMCA facility - and its programs - more accessible. The effort was inspired by one of their wheelchair-bound members, Audrey Pickett, who wanted to be more involved but was facing accessibility challenges at their Read More...


Ariel Jade Supports Dreamscape Foundation in a Week-Long Charity Stream

Date Posted: July 16, 2021

When you see Ariel Jade live on stream, you witness a powerhouse entertainer. From impeccable cosplays to gaming shenanigans to musical performances, this “Jill-of-all-trades” puts on a performance that has reeled in nearly 14,000 Twitch followers.   As a full-time Twitch streamer, Ariel Jade puts in 10-hour workdays to produce content and media that entertain the masses. Yet behind Read More...


JovialNightz Engages in a Charity Stream Showdown

Date Posted: July 6, 2021

By day, JovialNightz is a graphic designer. By night, she sheds her work persona, puts on her adorable, cat-ear headset and unwinds on Twitch. There, she livestreams real-time work on her illustration projects and plays video games like Sonic Adventure.   “I always wanted to have like kind of an outlet to let my creativity Read More...