Teaching Music to Students with Autism
Teaching Music to Students with Autism provides a comprehensive study of the education of students with autism within the music classroom. The book is designed for music educators, music teacher educators, and all those who have an interest in the education of students with autism. The authors focus on the diagnosis of autism, advocating for students and music programs, and creating and maintaining a team approach when working with colleagues. A significant portion of the book is focused on understanding the communication, cognition, behavior, sensory, and socialization challenges inherent in working with students with autism. The authors suggest ways to structure classroom experiences and learning opportunities for all students. Vignettes and classroom snapshots from experienced teachers provide additional opportunities to transfer theory to real-life application.
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1 What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder? An Explanation of the Diagnosis
2 A Team Approach to Teaching Music to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
3 Understanding Communication and Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
4 Understanding Cognition and Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
5 Classroom Behavior and Students with Autism
6 Understanding the Socialization of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
7 Autism Sensory Dysfunction and Music Education
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