Music in Special Education


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Music In Special Education
By Mary S. Ademek, Ph.D., MT-BC and Alice-Ann Darrow, Ph.D., MT-BC
328 pages

The passage of Public Law 94-142 in 1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, was a landmark in American public education. With this book, the 30th anniversary of this historic law, now currently enacted as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), as ammended in 1997. The purpose of PL 94-142 was to support states in ptotecting the rights and meeting the educational needs of children and youth with disabilities. Music in Special Education explains essential features of special education that important for interdisciplinary communication and effective teaching.




Chapter 1: Current Profile of Students with Disabilities in Public Schoold with Implications for Music Professionals

Chapter 2: The History of Special Education and the Impact in Music Programs

Chapter 3: Inclusion Principles and Practices

Chapter 4: Teaching Strategies for Successful Inclusion

Chapter 5: Motivation and Management Techniques in the Music Setting

Chapter 6: Music Education and Music Therapy Service Delivery Options

Chapter 7: Students with Behavior Disorders

Chapter 8: Students with Cognitive Disabilities: Mental Retardation, Learning Disabilities, and Traumatic Brain Injury

Chapter 9: Students with Communication Disabilities: Autism and other Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and Speech    and Language Disorders

Chapter 10: Students with Vision Loss

Chapter 11: Students with Hearing Loss

Chapter 12: Students with Physical Disabilities

Appendix 1 : Acronyms and Abbreviations in Special Education

Appendix 2: Terms and Definitions



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