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Online Learning Experiences,

ABLE Assembly Conference Session Materials

Emelyne Bingham: Keynote Presentation, Emelyne Bingham

Assessing Inclusive Teaching Practices, Mia Branco

Modifying and Adapting Music Education Curriculum for Students with High Support Needs, Nadia Castagna


Play on: Gamification as Differentiation, Andrea Davis

Act for Advocacy, Wendy Duke and Ruben Ryan

Secondary Instrumental Music Inclusion, Julie Duty


Music Literacy: Who Are We Including?, Sara Fard

Critical Disability Studies: Implications for Justice-Oriented Arts Education, 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

The Musicians in Our Midst; The Hows and Whys of Supporting Student Music Making with Technology, Adam Goldberg

When They See Us: Intersectionality and Ableism in Special Education, Aliza Greenberg and Alyssa Liles-Amponsah

At the Intersection of Culturally Responsive Teaching and Universal Design, Alicia Greene and Celia Watson

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


CSI Drumming: Drumset Fundamentals, Gretchen Hary


Drum Set Fundamentals: Accommodations and Adaptations for Multiple Learning Styles, Gretchen Hary and Hadley Lloyd

Antoine Hunter: Keynote Presentation, Antoine Hunter

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