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Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives

Deborah VanderLinde Blair and Kimberly A. McCord


This book demonstrates the author’s unique perspectives in special music education theory and practice. Strategies for teachers, teacher educators, and music therapists are provided for a diverse range of abilities and exceptionalities and for inclusive environments or highly specialized instruction with the aim of musical participation and engagement. Topics within chapters include US and international special education law, social justice and disability in music, uses of the Orff Approach in inclusive and self-contained classes, assistive technology, and use of innovative technologies to eng ... More

Keywords: special music education, music therapy, children with exceptionalities, international perspectives, disability, assistive technology, special education law, learning disabilities, emotional/behavioral disturbance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190234560
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234560.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Deborah VanderLinde Blair, editor
Associate Professor of Music Education, Oakland University, Detroit, MI

Kimberly A. McCord, editor
Professor of Music Education, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

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