Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs
264 pages
ISBN: 9780195395419


Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs: A Label-Free Approach

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Alice M Hammel, Ryan M Hourigan

A practical guide & reference manual, Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs addresses special needs in the broadest possible sense to equip teachers with proven, research-based curricular strategies that are grounded in both best practice and current special education law. Chapters address the full range of topics and issues music educators face including parental involvement, student anxiety, field trips and performances, and assessment strategies. The book concludes with an up-to-date section of resources and technology information.


  • Written by current, practicing music educators who have years of experience with teaching students with special needs
  • Includes comprehensive resource section of print and online references and tools
  • Offers practical guidance and insight on the often confusing maze of legislation, litigation, psychological ramifications, and policy statements in special education
  • Brief classroom vignettes bring the principles and techniques to life with real-world examples