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Please note, some items contain out of date language. The phrase “special needs” is no longer in current use within the BIAAE. We know that language is no substitute for action, but we hope this change will reflect our commitment to creating an inclusive environment for the communities we serve.


ABLE Assembly Conference Session Materials

Creating Spaces So Everyone Can Participate, Rebecca Cokley

Act for Advocacy, Wendy Duke and Ruben Ryan

Stretching Aesthetics, Shifting Pedagogies: Practical Strategies for Engaging Music Learners with Profound Disabilities, Ryan Michael Evans

Teaching Music Literacy Through the Guitar Elective: A Differentiated Approach, Sarah Fard

Easy as Zip! Zap! Zop! Differentiating, Accommodating, and Modifying Theater Instruction for Students with Autism, Jenna Gabriel

Share Your Passion: The Road to Transformative Student Experience, Adam Golberg


Inspire Student Confidence and Independence through Perseverance and Growth in the Arts, Adam Goldberg

Teaching is Activism! Implementing the Arts as catalyst to accessing a deeper understanding of equity and our universal interconnectedness, Adam Goldberg

Parenting Stress in Chinese Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sai Guo

Individualized Artist Success Plan: An Asset-Based Perspective on Dis/Ability, The, Christopher Hall

What Are We Teaching Teachers: A Call to Reimagine Inclusivity in Art Education, Christopher Hanson

What Are We Teaching Teachers: A Call to Reimagine Inclusivity in Art Education, Christopher Hanson

Inclusion and Diversity at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna (MDW): All Stars Inclusive Band, Beate Hennenberg

A Capella Intonation Success with Harmonic Sound Models, Geoffrey Keith

Color-Coding for Success: Unlocking the Power of the Color-Score, Geoffrey Keith

Beatboxing as Music Education for Students with Disabilties: Bringing Education and Art Together (BEAT), James Kim and Johnny Buffalo

Traveling Music Teacher's Toolkit, The, Marlene Markard

Autism, Technology, and Music: Alternative Ways of Composing and Performing Music, Tomas Marquez

Exploring the Teaching Strategies and Techniques Used by Music Teachers of Students with Autism, Tomas Marquez

Blending Music and Art with Evidence-Based Practices: An Arts Education model for Students with Severe Disabilities, Kayla McLaughlin

Low-Cost Adaptive Tools & Strategies for Visual Art Teachers, Krisitn Mohan

Beyond Sensory Friendly: The Music Circle Program, Erin Parkes

From Sound to Symbol: Using Devised Notation and Composition in an Inclusive Music Classroom, Sarah Perry

Technology and Music Education What Does Literature Say?, Lisa Pierce-Goldstein

Learning Disabilities in Higher Education: Musical Timing Deficits and Remediation Strategies, Sara Raviotta