LISTING: Teaching Music to Children on the Autism Spectrum

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May 9-10, 2014

An innovative new program for public and private school music educators, “Teaching Music to Students on the Autism Spectrum” is a two-day conference that will address important topics such as:

  • An Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Applying Behavioral Teaching Strategies to Individual and Group Music Instruction
  • How Autistic People Learn and Perceive Music
  • Working Effectively with Students on the Autism Spectrum and their Families

Featuring industry experts Dr. Stephen Shore, Dr. James Ellis, Dr. Rhoda Bernard, with teaching demonstrations by music instructors from The Boston Conservatory Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum. Teachers can earn 12 Professional Development Points (PDPs).

The conference is presented by The Boston Conservatory, founders of The Boston Conservatory Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum.

Who Should Apply

Public and private school teachers who are looking to learn about new methods of teaching and connecting with students on the autism spectrum.  Teachers can earn 12 Professional Development Points (PDPs).

“A first-of-its-kind program that cannot be found elsewhere, Teaching Music to Students on the Autism Spectrum will offer exceptional learning opportunities for educators and music educators.”  – Dr. Rhoda Bernard, Director, The Boston Conservatory Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum

Tuition & Fees

TUITION: $65

Includes admission to all conference sessions and events plus meal on Saturday

Application opens October 1, 2013.

Schedule

  • May 9, 1-5pm
  • May 10, 9:30-4:30pm*

*All attendees are welcome to stay on Saturday to attend the 6pm spring recital for students enrolled in The Boston Conservatory Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum.

All events take place at The Boston Conservatory, 31 Hemenway Street – Studio 401, Boston, MA 02215.

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