Consortium conference attendees in breakout discussion
P94M students perform at a Consortium conference
Students in The PS 177 Technology Band perform at a Consortium conference
A student and her mother deliver the keynote address, Bringing Out What I Had in Me, at a Consortium conference

Practices, Partnerships and Possibilities
(Another Take)

Friday, October 19, 2018

Museum of Jewish Heritage
A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Place
New York, NY

Keynote Address – ‘Building Strength in Inclusive Art Programs’

Keynote Speaker – Toby Karten – Inclusion educator, coach and author
Inclusion Breakout Sessions Led by Toby Karten
Applying the Practices, Partnerships and Possibilities to YOUR Realities. Explore inclusion scenarios with responsive learner strategies and interventions: A.K.A. “If …. WE ….”
Lunch* (included)
Afternoon Sessions
• Arts Inclusion – Perspectives and Practical Approaches
• Inclusion: Inside and Outside the Box
• Inclusive Music for Engagement and Self-Expression
• Inclusive Practices in the Art Studio
Final Convening:
‘Moving Forward’

*There will be vegetarian options for lunch. All food served is kosher.

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Arts for All Abilities Consortium LLC
(formerly The Arts in Special Education Consortium)

  • We believe the Arts reveal and deepen the capacity of students with disabilities
  • We believe the Arts provide students with disabilities important, and sometimes their best, means to make, understand and express meaning
  • We believe the Arts give students with disabilities increased access to the world and increased possibilities in it
  • We believe the Arts provide those working with and supporting students with disabilities critical insights and new entry points, and increased motivation and opportunity to grow new, multiple, meaningful and innovative partnerships
  • We believe in making more – and more – room at the table

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