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Special Education and the Arts Organizations

National Associations:

Most of the national organizations listed below have professional journals, other publications, and annual conferences.

1. The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC

  1110 North Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201-5704
Phone: 888-CEC-SPED
Fax: 703-264-9494
Website: http://www.cec.sped.org/

2. The National Art Education Association (NAEA)

  1916 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1590
Phone: 703-860-8000
Fax: 703-860-2960
Email: naea@dgs.dgsys.com

3. VSA arts (formerly Very Special Arts)

  1300 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 202-628-2800 or 800-933-8721
Fax: 202-737-0725
Website: http://www.vsarts.org/

4. The American Art Therapy Association (AATA)

  1202 Allanson Road, Mundelein, IL 60060-3808
Phone: 888-290-0878
Fax: 847-566-4580
Email: info@arttherapy.org
Website: http://arttherapy.org/

5. American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA)

  Phone: 410-997-4040
Fax: 410-997-4048
Email: info@adta.org
Website: http://www.adta.org/

6. The American Music Therapy Association, Inc.

  8455 Colesville Road, Suite 1000,
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-589-3300
Fax: 301-589-5175
Email: amta@musictherapy.org
Website: http://www/musictherapy.org/

7. The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

  1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria,
VA 22314-1488
Phone: 703-684-APTA or 800-999-2782
Fax: 703-684-7343
Website: http://www.apta.org/

8. The National Theatre of the Deaf (NTD)

  139 North Main Street, West Hartford,
CT 06107
Phone: 860-236-4193
Fax: 860-236-4163
Website: http://www.ntd.org/

9. Accessible Arts, Inc.

  1100 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66102
Phone: 913-281-1133
Fax: 913-281-1515
Website: http://www.accessiblearts.org/

10. ArtExpress

  Macomb Projects, 27 Horrabin Hall
1 University Circle, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309-298-1634
Fax: 309-298-2305
Email: JD-Potter@wiu.edu or AA Betz@wiu.edu
Website: http://www.mprojects.wiu.edu/

11. Art Partners

  Website: http://www.artpartnersprogram.com/about.htm/

12. The Helen Keller International Art Show

  UAB Vision Science Research Center, Worrell Building #110C
924 South 18th Street, Birmingham, AL 35294
Phone: 866-975-0624
Fax: 205-934-6722
Email: Rsanspree@aol.com

13. The Lab School of Washington

  4759 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-965-6600 or 202-944-3083
FAX: 202-965-5106
Email: dima.awamleh@labschool.org Website:http://www.Labschool.org/

14. The Moss Foundation for Children's Education

  601 Shenandoah Village Drive, Box 1B, Waynesboro,
VA 22980
Phone: 504-932-1728
Email: foundation@mossfoundation.org
Website: http://www.mossfoundation.org/

15. National Center for Disability Services

  201 I.U. Willets Road, Albertson, NY 11507-1599
Phone: 516-465-1606
Fax: 516-747-3358
Email: prosen1@ncds.org
Website: http://www.ncds.org/

16. The Center for Educator Development Fine Arts Educators


“Fine Arts for All Students: A Quick Reference for Students with Special Needs” – Downloadable booklet
San Antonio , Texas
Website: http://www.CEDFAHome.com/