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Please note, some items contain out of date language.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


Making Arts Programming Accessible, Kaileigh Anne Tayek


Collaborative Initiatives for Mindful Education Through the Arts in Inclusive Classroom Environments, Shannon Vogel, Sheila Scott, and Bobbi Schaminee


Music for All: Developing Music Instruction for Students with Higher Support Needs, Brian Wagner-Yeung

Making Connections: Using Repertoire to Enhance the Social-Emotional Needs of All Students, Brian J. Wagner-Yeung

Making Musical Connections: String Orchestra for Special Learners, Brian J. Wagner-Yeung

Using the Camera to Empower Students, Jessica Wallach

Inclusive Bands: Creating Music Together, Shirley Winner