Music and Special Needs

Ambient Orchestras Disability Program (Vic)

March 4, 2010

Go to resource: Ambient Orchestras (Vic) offer a disability program, consisting of creating and performing music, for those with an intellectual disability.

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Australian Journal of Music Therapy (AJMT)

March 4, 2010

Go to resource: The Australian Journal of Music Therapy (AJMT) is a peer-reviewed publication that focuses on current research in the field of music therapy.

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Clinical Applications of Music Therapy in Developmental Disability, Paediatrics and Neurology

March 4, 2010

Go to resource: Clinical Applications of Music Therapy in Developmental Disability, Paediatrics and Neurology is edited by Tony Wigram and Jos De Backer, and published by J. Kingsley Publishers, 1999.

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Deaf Singing and Signing


October 17, 2012

www.musiccountusin.org.au Watch the INSPIRING video clip with your class – how deaf students experience music, and sign the Music: Count Us In 2012 song. Then teach the Auslan signs to your class using the free MCUI 2012 Special Needs kit.

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Full Pitcher – Music for Special Needs (UK)

March 4, 2010

Go to resource: Full Pitcher – Music for Special Needs (UK) provides links to information about implementing music programs and activities for students with disabilities.

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Inclusion and the Arts (SA)

March 7, 2010

Go to resource: Inclusion and the Arts (SA) is a Curriculum Services area in the Department of Education and Children’s Services, South Australia.

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Mind Matters

December 29, 2009

Go to resource: Mind Matters is a national health initiative for secondary schools funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Read more…

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music reduces stress (blog)


April 3, 2013

http://www.thomasjwestmusic.com/apps/blog/show/24964682?utm_

Read the blog post about deep breathing, music and relaxation HERE

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Music to treat ADHD?

March 10, 2013

www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21661691 Jane O’Brien (BBC) explores how music may one day be used as mental health medicine.

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Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy – School Projects (NSW)

March 4, 2010

Go to resource: Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy – School Projects: the Nordoff-Robbins Golden Stave Therapy Centre in Penrith, Sydney, New South Wales, runs a number of outreach programs in schools.

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One-handed violinist helps disabled make music


April 3, 2013

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/15/tech/innovation/adrian-anantawan-violinist

Share this article / video with your class, then ask if they know any other musicians with a disability. (eg. Beethoven was deaf, percussionist Evelyn Glennie is deaf, Tony Melendez plays guitar with his feet, Ray Charles was blind)

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power of Music Therapy – video


May 9, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Z78Mzkl9rTk Please watch this with your classes – the video shows a young disabled girl making amazing progress with regular music sessions.

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The Song Room

January 21, 2010

Go to resource: The Song Room offers music programs to school students, particularly those who have no access to music teachers, and disadvantaged students. Their aim is to create self-sustaining music programs in schools. Read more…

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