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The Boston Conservatory Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum

Resource Videos for Teaching Students on the Autism Spectrum

Music education graduate students who have been selected as teachers of students on the Autism spectrum are required to undergo specialized training and support from a team of professional autism consultants (special educators). In addition to this mandatory training, The Boston Conservatory has compiled vaulable information for teachers in the below Resource Videos. This recource is intended to help teachers understand Autism while providing them with useful tools for a successful lesson.  

About the Experts Interviewed

These resource videos feature Autism experts Stephen Shore, Victoria LaRiccia, Matt Savage and Jill Hogan. Click on their names learn more about their background and affiliation with The Boston Conservatory's Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum.

Watch the Videos

The following resource videos are organized by cateogory. Viewers can click on the category subject (i.e. Understanding Autism, Preparing for Your First Lesson, etc.) to watch all questions within that category as a single video or, if preferred, viewers can click on an individual question to view a specific answer.

Understanding Autism

Preparing for Your First Lesson: Things That Teachers Should Keep in Mind

Tools for a Successful Lesson: Recognizing and Overcoming Challenges

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The Boston Conservatory Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum has been supported in part by grants from The Braitmayer Foundation, the Esther B. Kahn Charitable Foundation, and the A.C. Ratshesky Foundation.


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