ERIC Number: EJ1162968
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Understanding the Mind of a Student with Autism in Music Class
Hourigan, Ryan M.; Hammel, Alice M.
Music Educators Journal, v104 n2 p21-26 Dec 2017
This article offers a unique look into the cognitive processes of students with autism spectrum disorder in music classrooms. Concepts include theory of mind, weak central coherence, executive function, joint attention, and social attention. Behavior implications are also examined. Specific examples of support tools for the music classroom are provided.
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Music Education, Cognitive Processes, Theory of Mind, Executive Function, Attention, Learner Engagement
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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