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Music Education for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Resource for Teachers

Sheila Scott


This publication assists teachers with the task of creating opportunities for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by examining research findings on how such students responds to educational environments and proposing teaching interventions through music. . Chapter 1 examines the ways in which ASD influences students’ behaviors, and offers suggestions for creating educational environments that mediate these behaviors. Chapter 2 discusses issues related to planning musical experiences . Chapter 3 provides an overview of pitch perception and reproduction in individuals with ASD, and sugg ... More

Keywords: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Curriculum, Differentiated Instruction, Early Years, Elementary Education, Inclusion, Joint Attention, Music Education, Planning, Special Education, Universal Design

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190606336
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606336.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sheila Scott, author
Associate Professor of Music Education, Brandon University