Arts4All Florida provides a variety of professional workshops and webinars to help arts education professionals increase their knowledge of inclusion strategies and accommodations.
Arts4All Florida offers workshops to school districts to help make their arts programs more accessible and inclusive.
Inclusive Practices in the Arts- This training presents information on developing lessons using Universal Design for Learning guidelines and Differentiated Instruction that is specific to the arts, incorporating accommodations, and assessing the performance of students with disabilities in the arts. This workshop also provides opportunities for arts educators to make and take adapted art tools back to their classrooms. This session is appropriate for teaching artists, classroom teachers, and paraprofessionals. (5-6 hours)
Educating for All- This workshop explores specific accommodations and adaptations for including children with disabilities in the arts and includes instruction strategies and classroom management appropriate for all students. This session is appropriate for teaching artists, classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, staff, and administrators. (1.5-4 hours)
Start with the Arts- This workshop teaches participants how to use the “Start with the Arts” curriculum resource guide that links the arts and pre-literacy skills using age appropriate lessons for early childhood learners. Participants will engage in hands-on lessons from the guide with professional teaching artists in music, movement, drama and/or visual art. This session is appropriate for early childhood educators, staff and parents. (2-4 hours)
Workshops can also be designed to meet the specific needs of your district. For more information, please contact Jennifer Sabo, Executive Director, at email@example.com or 813-974-0766.
Arts4All Florida conducts webinars and conference calls throughout the year. Guest speakers include experts from the field providing best practices for accommodations and inclusion. Click here for a list of our upcoming webinars or to watch archived webinars.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: This is a collection of valuable resources about accessibility, arts, and education available for teachers, students, parents, artists, and arts administrators.
How to Make Music Activities Accessible for Deaf Children and Young People: This is a wonderful guide for making music activities and lessons accessible to students with hearing impairments.