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Music for Children with Hearing Loss: A Resource for Parents and Teachers

Lyn Schraer-Joiner


This book is an in-depth and practical resource for educators and parents who wish to introduce music to children with hearing loss. The author makes a compelling case for offering music education to children with hearing loss before presenting a series of up-to-date teaching strategies meant to inform their educational experience, including preparations for the classroom, communication strategies for parents and teaching staff, and tips on more specific or technical matters such as conducting musical audiograms. These resources provide a solid background for hands-on instructional materials s ... More

Keywords: hearing loss, music education, teaching strategies, musical audiograms, music lessons, general music, choral ensemble, instrumental ensemble, deaf children, hard-of-hearing children

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199855810
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855810.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lyn Schraer-Joiner, author
Assistant Professor of Music and Music Education Coordinator, Kean University, Union, NJ