Programs

The Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs offers three categories of programs.

  • Arts education for people with special needs: Individuals of all ages with special needs can participate in our arts education programs. 
  • Degree programs and courses: The cohort of students in our one-of-a-kind graduate programs in music education and autism have a unique opportunity to advance their knowledge and expertise in teaching music to students with special needs. 
  • Professional development: Those already working in the field can advance knowledge, skills, and expertise through our clearinghouse of workshops, conference, consultations, and resources. 

Arts Education Programs for People with Special Needs:
Stretchy Band

  • Private Lessons (music)
  • Music Classes for Young Children (music)
  • Inner Harmony Ensemble (music)
  • IPad Ensemble (music)
  • Rock Band Ensemble (music)
  • Step by Step! (dance)
  • Sensory-Friendly Performances (music, theater, dance)

Graduate Courses and Degree Programs:
Podium book

  • Master's Degree
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate Courses
  • Courses for Undergraduates

Professional Development:

Roundtable conversation
  • Conferences
  • ABLE Assembly
  • Workshops
  • Consultations
  • Links and Other Resources