Office of Arts & Special Projects

Arts and Students with Disabilities

Online Resource Compendium


Acknowledgements


We would like to thank our community partners for their generous support and commitment to this project:


Arts for All Abilities Consortium
Dance/NYC
IDEAS
Lighthouse Guild
Marquis Studios



The Office of Arts and Special Projects is grateful for the generous time and expertise of the contributing committee:


Writers

Marissa Adams, NYCDOE Dance and Theater Educator
Kelly Brady, NYCDOE Theater Educator
Gabrielle Brigida Macalintal, NYCDOE Dance Educator
Monica Cohen, NYCDOE Visual Arts Educator
Lisa Dennett, Interactive Drama for Education and Awareness in the Schools (IDEAS), Founder and Director
Mona Doon, NYCDOE Visual Arts Educator
Dr. Diane Duggan, BC-DMT, Licensed Psychologist, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, NYCDOE Dance Educator
Susan Gonzalez, Marquis Studios, Visual Arts Educator
Dr. Leslie Jones, Lighthouse Guild, Executive Director of The Filomen M. D'Agostino Greenberg Music School
Michelle Mantione, DanceNYC, Consultant
Amos Margulies, NYCDOE Theater and English Educator
Jillian Martinelli-Meloni, NYCDOE Visual Arts Educator
Denise Martinez, NYCDOE Visual Arts Educator
Cassandra McGlone, NYCDOE Dance Educator
Danielle Palumbo, NYCDOE Visual Arts Educator
Pamela Pritzker, NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects, Certified American Sign Language Interpreter, Certified Visual Arts and Special Education Teacher
Ana Rubinstein, NYCDOE Dance Educator
Dr. Dalia Sakas, Lighthouse Guild, Director of Music Studies, The Filomen M. D'Agostino Greenberg Music School
Ronnie Shuster, NYCDOE District 75 Retired Administrator, Arts for All Abilities Consortium
Katherine Stock, NYCDOE Music Educator
Sandra Stratton-Gonzalez, NYCDOE Dance Educator
Martin Urbach, Marquis Studios, Music Educator
Stephen Yaffe, Arts for All Abilities Consortium, Chairperson

Contributors

Amy Appleton, Marquis Studios, Director of Education
Lane Harwell, DanceNYC, Executive Director
David Marquis, Marquis Studios, Founder and Executive Director
Zazel-Chava O'Garra, Arts Advisory Committee to the Panel for Educational Policy

Reviewers

Peter Avery, NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects, Director of Theater
Jessica Englehart, NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects, Borough Arts Director
Paul L. King, NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects, Executive Director
Robert Lamont, Music Consultant
Kathy London, NYCDOE District 75, ARTS Director, Instructional Support Specialist
Ana Nery Fragoso, NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects, Director of Dance
Karen Rosner, NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects, Director of Visual Arts
Amy Russo, NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects, Arts Program Manager
David Thacker Bowell, NYCDOE Principal of "47" The American Sign Language and The Lower School

Project Manager

Pamela Pritzker, NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects, Certified American Sign Language Interpreter, Certified Visual Arts and Special Education Teacher

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