More than forty-five years after the passage of PL 94-142, music educators are still learning how to include and successfully work with students who have disabilities. This session will discuss teachers’ rights and responsibilities within current special education law and help them understand how to be successful…and be in compliance!
Kimberly VanWeelden, professor of music education at Florida State University, is a choral and general music specialist. She currently serves as the international chair of the Special Music Education and Music Therapy Commission of the International Society for Music Education. She is also past national chair of the Children with Exceptionalities Special Research Interest Group of the National Association for Music Education.