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"...a vibrant and exciting learning tool; no other activities give our students quite this level of personal achievement!"

- TAMMY BOYD, PRINCIPAL

Alden Road Exceptional Center (FL)

 

"...a genuinely unique way to reach students..."

- DR. LEAH WASHBURN-MOSES

Miami University of Ohio

 

"The curriculum reaches across both categorical and disciplinary bounds."

- JULIE EMMONS

Elon University (NC)

We are three professional educators who believe in arts-integration to engage and motivate students to become better learners.


​This curriculum was designed for local, national and international educators, artists, therapists and researchers interested in discovering new ways to help diverse learners improve the skills they find challenging.


In the current environment of accountability in education, it has become increasingly important to link interventions to improved student outcomes.


We have been working closely with
academic researchers around the world to underpin this work with robust scientific research.

​​​ef·fect (əˈfekt)
verb: 
to cause (something) to happen; bring about.


Welcome to Art Effects, an innovative curriculum designed to bring about change in your classroom! Through art viewing and art production, students learn new skills to improve their perception of self, others, and critical life events. 


Target Audience
This curriculum is designed for national and international educators, administrators, artists, therapists and researchers interested in discovering new ways to help students acquire valuable non-verbal communication skills to aid them in their social interactions both in and out of the classroom.

​Learning Objectives

  • Discover how contemporary art viewing and making can be utilized to inspire diverse learners, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), trauma and sensory processing disorders.
  • Employ a variety of instructional methods (e.g., creating, performing, reflecting) to help students read non-verbal clues, practice self-expression and build empathy.
  • Improve skills in diverse learners across five dimensions: cognition and metacognition, communication, motor skills and planning, social/emotional skills, creativity and adaptability