Spencer’s mission is simple: To empower individuals with diverse abilities by:

• Creating an environment where their inherent human capacity for maximum potential can be achieved.
• Creating inclusive communities where everyone experiences an authentic sense of belonging and no one is relegated to the margins.

Spencer is a thought leader who drives social innovation and transformation through the integration of the arts in education and medicine. His pioneering research is motivated by the need to quantify the benefits of arts integrated interventions for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. His courage and compassion compel him to create and investigate transformative approaches to teaching and treating individuals with diverse abilities.

Spencer places a priority on programs that emphasize innovation, sustainability, reach, and social impact with the intended outcome of acceptance and full participation of individuals who are often marginalized in the global society.