The People Like Us Collection
Comprehensive online courses and resources to help you create better learning environments for students with developmental disabilities.
Give every student a part to play.
With The Collection, you’ll have everything you need to leverage the power of the performing arts for all your students.
4 complete courses + 20 CEUs + more than 150 downloadable resources + exclusive content
$997 value for just $299
No performing arts experience? No problem.
Get step-by-step guidance
& done-for-you curriculum.
Get best practices for engaging students with and without disabilities in your classroom.
Equip students to develop active listening, speech, and critical
Help students develop
proprioception, self-regulation, and motor coordination.
Equip students to develop social awareness, speech, literacy, and independence.
Plus 150+ resources you can use in your classroom today.
18 Choice Cards
Support choice making, independence, and self-advocacy.
Identity Web Template
Help students share about themselves and connect to one another.
Lesson Plan Templates
Develop infinite lesson plans with these plug-and-play templates.
4 Social Stories
Use social stories to help students better name and understand their feelings.
31 Music Activities
Implement fun, engaging musical activities into your own lesson plans.
Note Values & Rhythms Sheets
Facilitate important math and counting skills through music.
21 Movement Activities
Implement ready-to-go movement activities into your own lesson plans.
Collection of Poems
Use non-traditional readings to inspire creativity in your students.
Access specially curated playlists to make the most of your warm-up time.
29 Theater Activities
Facilitate important math and counting skills through music.
My Guide to the Theater
Help performers know what to expect in rehearsals, tips and tricks, and a glossary of terms.
Make effective casting choices to engage students of all abilities.
Behavior as Communication Workbook
Uncover the mystery behind disruptive classroom behaviors so you can handle them with less frustration.
The Collection Exclusives
Every behind-the-scenes resource you need to put on a spectacular production.
5 Week-by-Week Schedule Breakdowns, including Artistic Development, Fall, Spring, Summer, and 8-Week Classroom Schedules
Rehearsal Schedule Template
In-the-Know Letter to Parents
3 Application Templates: Troupe Member, Teaching Assistant, and Volunteer
Waiver to Participate Template
Affordable CEUs you’ll actually use.
Grow your confidence with evidence-based tips and tools
Keep your students on track with easy-to-use lesson plans
Follow real-life examples and know you're doing it right
Go at your own pace with bite-sized, on-demand instruction
Have peace of mind with our money-back guarantee
Get the tools you need to make the difference you want.
Engage students with disabilities in fun and meaningful ways
More easily manage difficult classroom behaviors
Decrease frustration and feel re-energized
Discover nontraditional learning activities for all students
Inspire inclusivity among your students
Bring more joy to your classroom
Grow your skills through expert instruction.
Allison Ballard has a Master of Arts in dance movement psychotherapy. As an artist, she uses her skills to help people with disabilities explore their creative potential. She’s worked with this population for more than 25 years.
Cameron Hayes studied vocal performance at Florida State University before becoming a middle- and high-school educator in Central Florida.
Christena Barcelo is a performer with William’s Syndrome. She’s been expressing herself through dance since she was a little girl.
John Pierce has performed in community and professional theaters for more than 40 years. He’s taught theater at the high school and collegiate level. His daughter, Ella, has Down syndrome.
Kristi Brown is a gifted speaker and songwriter. She’s performed both nationally and internationally as a recording artist and vocal instructor. She’s worked in continuing education since 2002.
Lauren Staley is a performer with an unknown intellectual disability and rare genetic disorder. Her lived experience gives her a unique perspective on the intersection of art and disability.
Maria Swann is a coach and vocalist who has been teaching music for the last 15 years.
Nancy Laudon is professionally trained ballerina with a lifelong passion for dance and choreography.
Preston Pujol has been dancing and choreographing for more than 15 years. He’s performed shows in Central Florida and New York City, and regularly choreographs for Lakeland Community Theater.
Sean Holland has a developmental disability and has been performing in musical theater for more than a decade.
Sydney Prewitt, M.S., CCC-SLP is a speech therapist who works with students who have a variety of diagnoses, including ASD and Down syndrome. She has an extensive background in the performing arts and volunteered with her inclusive theater troupe throughout high school.
Dr. Victoria You is a Doctor of Occupational Therapy. She specializes in pediatrics and sensory integration, primarily providing therapeutic services to patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Your best classroom is this close.
Get the tools you need.
Our courses are evidence-based and practical. You’ll be able to put your new skills to use right away.
Make learning fun and joyful.
Every course is packed with lessons and plug-and-play activities. Students love them!
See all your students thrive.
As your confidence soars, your students’ will, too. Everyone will rise to the occasion.
Do I need performing arts experience?
Absolutely not. Our courses give you everything you need to plan, execute, and troubleshoot performing arts curriculum in your classroom. No experience required!
Are the courses appropriate for students with more severe behaviors?
Yes. You deserve tips and tools for every situation. That's why we include our bonus Behavior as Communication workbook with each course. With this resource, you can uncover the hidden meaning behind disruptive behaviors and more effectively manage them in your own classroom.
What if I don't want to put on a production?
You don't have to! Our courses give you everything you need to use the arts in your classroom, not just on a stage.
How long can I access my courses?
You get 24/7, on-demand access for 12 months. Refer back again and again as you implement what you learn in your own classroom!
How do I access the content?
You can access course content from your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop. Anywhere, anytime!
Is there financial aid available?
If cost is a concern, we have grant opportunities available! Email email@example.com for more information.
Are your courses only for teachers?
No! Our courses are also designed for community theaters, transition programs, curious parents, and school-based therapists like OTs and SLPs.
Are you a licensed CEU provider?
CEU approval and licensure is a district-by-district decision. Be sure to get approval from your school district before starting your course(s).
May I have a peek at the course syllabus before I purchase?
Sure thing! You can access all of our syllabi here.
What if I'm not happy with my course(s)?
We offer a 30-day money-back guarantee. Simply email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is there an option for more hands-on support?
Yes! We offer in-person and virtual consulting services. Check them out here!