3 Essential Tools for Adaptive Art

Working with students in an adapted art setting can be challenging. Often, materials and tools need to be modified to ensure your students with special needs are successful. As many of our students struggle with fine motor skills, it can be difficult to find tools they can easily handle. Watch today’s video to learn about some simple tools you can use with your adaptive art students!

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Abby Schukei

Abby Schukei, a middle school art educator and AOEU’s Social Media Manager, is a former AOEU Writer. She focuses on creating meaningful experiences for her students through technology integration, innovation, and creativity.

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