Our Partners-Thank you to all for supporting our programming

The American Parkinson Disease Association

The APDA-MA has graciously sponsored our Smile Through Art Workshops in MA since 2015. With their support, we have been able to positively impact and spread smiles to Parkinson's communities throughout MA. Click the link below to learn more about APDA-MA and the programs that are offered!

DopaFit Parkinson's Movement Center

DopaFit Instructors are our partners in Movement and help develop the exercise portion of our workshops. Located in Easthampton, MA this center offers various program options for People living with PD!

Various Chapters of APDA

We have been fortunate to work with several chapters of APDA including Rhode Island, Iowa, Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey! If you are a Chapter of the APDA please contact us to see how we can bring our workshops to you!

Involvement with UMASS Neuro Clinic

The artwork made at our workshops by people living with PD is featured at UMASS Neuro Clinic located in Worcester, MA! Every 8 weeks we rotate the art work to give the opportunity for all our Parkinson's Artist to display their work. If you are interested in learning more please contact us!

Neurology Center of New England

Neurology Center of New England is a comprehensive neurological care  center devoted to the diagnosis, and management of patients with  neuro diseases. 

World Parkinson Congress

A heart-warming experience where we were invited to present in a Renewal Room! Next WPC is in 2019! We hope to see you there!

Parkinson Foundation

We participate in Moving Day Boston annually!

Parkinson's International Inc

 

Based  in Georgetown, Kentucky, the Parkinson's International Foundation, Inc.  is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating awareness both  globally  and locally by promoting education and advocacy for Parkinson's Disease  (PD). The Art Cart participated in their Ponies for Parkinson's event in Keenland!

Who We Are

Saba M. Shahid, M.S

Chief Smiling Officer of The Art Cart,  Author of Lets Combat Micrographia, and Professor of Human Nutrition 

Chad Moir

Chief Fitness Officer of The Art Cart, Board Member of APDA-MA and Founder of DopaFit Parkinson’s Wellness Center