10 Tips on How to Get the Most Out of the 2018 LEAD® Conference

The 18th annual Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD®) Conference is just a few weeks away! Here are some ways to get the most out of your time at the conference. Here are tips from past participants on how to make the most of your time at LEAD®: 1.) What to pack: Business cards, collateral from your organization, device … Continue reading 10 Tips on How to Get the Most Out of the 2018 LEAD® Conference

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5 Reasons to Attend the 2017 VSA Intersections Conference

There are lots of reasons to attend the Kennedy Center's VSA Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference. Here are a few of our favorites: 1. Brand New Content We have tons of new sessions that you won't want to miss! Here is sampling of what we have planned: It Takes a Village: Inclusive Community Music … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Attend the 2017 VSA Intersections Conference

VSA Playwright Discovery in Your Community

Executing the VSA Playwright Discovery Program just got better. With the amazing team of Diane Nutting, Talleri McRae, Stephen Yaffe, and Norman Allen, VSA has developed a two-part workshop—VSA Playwright Discovery in Your Community—for educators interested in exploring the disability experience with their middle and high school students, and then creating an inclusive arts experience. … Continue reading VSA Playwright Discovery in Your Community

Five Tips for Creating Theater in a Special Education Classroom

By Fran Sillau Theater is a wonderful outlet for young people to express themselves in a supportive and creative environment. Here are five tips for creating theater in the special education classroom. Know your audience. Balance what activities will make students shine with those that will positively challenge them. If you are working with a … Continue reading Five Tips for Creating Theater in a Special Education Classroom