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ABLE Music Resource Center

This guide will serves as the prototype information portal that connects users to professional development materials and resources.

Announcing REMIX


Please visit the brand new and searchable ABLE Arts Research Center home at


See the collection press release for more details: 


Berklee Announces ABLE Arts Resource Center
August 5, 2020



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Tips and Strategies

Darrow, A. (2017) Meaningful Collaboration in the Inclusive Music Classroom: Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities (Children)(onepass required) 


Schwarts, R., Ayers, K., Douglas, K. (2017) Effects of music on task performance, engagement, and behavior: A literature review (All ages) (onepass required) 


Saldaña, C. (2016) Children with Disabilities: Constructing Metaphors and Meanings through Art (Children) (onepass required) 


Gerrity, K., Hourigan, & R. Horton, P. (2013) Conditions that facilitate music learning among students with special needs: A mixed-methods inquiry (Children)  (onepass required) 


Hammel, (2011) Preparation for teaching special learners: twenty years of practice


Heaton, P., Allen, R., Williams, K., Cummins, & O., Happe, F. (2008) Do Social and Cognitive Deficits Curtail Musical Understanding? Evidence from Autism and Down Syndrome - (Children) (onepass required) 


Don, E. (2007) Professional development research in general education


McCord, K., Fitzgerald, M. (2006) Children with Disabilities Playing Musical Instruments (Elementary) (onepass required) 


Hammel, A. (2004) Inclusion strategies that work


Carrigan, J. (1994) Paint talk: An adaptive art experience promoting communication and understanding among students in an integrated classroom (Elementary) (onepass required)