The legacy of Project A.R.I.S.E. (Arts Resources in Special Education), this handbook shares many years of invaluable experience, providing teachers and parents with a wealth of hands-on activities and proven techniques to stimulate learning and help students realize their full potential.
Each art form is introduced through detailed background information, six or more field-tested activities, a glossary, and a bibliography.
Arts forms included are: Dance and Movement, Drama, Music, and Visual Arts.
Dance and Movement: The Elements of a Dance, Using Music with Dance Movement, Creating a Safe Space, General Warm-Ups for Any Movement Activity, Exploring with AFrican Music, Chinese Red Silk Dance, and more Drama: Life Skills Through Drama, Coaching Your Students, Fantasy versus Reality, Theater Games, Using Guided Imagery, Puppetry, and more Music: How to Begin Working with Music and Sound, Sound Sources, Instrument Making, Instruments for Children with Severe Disabilities, language Skills