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Monday, May 2 • 2:35pm - 3:35pm
Inclusive Engagement: Modeling Teaching Strategies for Access Audiences

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Taking place in the Morgan Library galleries, highly skilled access educators, who represent a range of institutions, will provide brief demonstrations of engaging specific access audiences through facilitated object-based learning. This session will model best practices for educating visitors who are blind or partially sighted, individuals with dementia and their caregivers, adults who are deaf or who have hearing loss, and children and adults who have developmental disabilities including autism. Following each example, presenters will explain their methods and teaching techniques. There will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions and discuss strategies at the conclusion.


Lyndsey Anderson

Lyndsey Anderson is the Manager of Volunteers for America Needs You, a nonprofit that provides transformative mentorship and intensive career development for ambitious, first-generation college students. She is also a freelance Museum Educator and Accessibility Consultant at various... Read More →

Miranda Appelbaum

Miranda Appelbaum is the Assistant Director of Accessibility & Guest Services at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. In that role, she implements accommodations and initiatives to increase accessibility for all visitors to Lincoln Center’s campus. Prior to this role, Miranda... Read More →

Meredith Martin Gregory

Meredith Martin Gregory is currently the Special Education and Access Coordinator at the New York Transit Museum and has a Master’s Degree from School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Art Education with a focus on Museum access. She has worked in education at the Chicago Children’s... Read More →

Laurel Humble

Laurel Humble is Assistant Educator in the Department of Education at The Museum of Modern Art. She is currently responsible for the MoMA’s initiative to increase the participation of older adults in the Museum, called Prime Time. She is responsible for conducting comprehensive... Read More →

Emmanuel von Schack

Emmanuel von Schack is the Coordinator of Access Programs at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York, where he works closely with different departments sharing the common goal of making the 9/11 Memorial Museum an accessible and inclusive space for visitors and employees... Read More →

Monday May 2, 2016 2:35pm - 3:35pm EDT
Morgan Stanley Gallery East 225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016