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McCord, Kimberly; Fitzgerald, Margaret – Music Educators Journal, 2006
In this article, the authors share the story of Stephanie, a dyslexic student who experiences problems reading music. The authors recommend for music teachers to share the list of students wanting to play an instrument with special educators to find out if there are students who are receiving special education services, what their strengths and…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Special Education Teachers, Music Reading, Music Teachers
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Melago, Kathleen A. – Music Educators Journal, 2014
Teachers can easily encounter students with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the instrumental lesson setting. Applicable to instrumental lesson settings in the public or private schools, private studios, or college studios, this article focuses on specific strategies ranging from the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Methods, Attention Deficit Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Walczyk, Eugenia Bulawa – Music Educators Journal, 1993
Contends music education can help hearing-impaired students achieve both academic and social goals of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (1990). Describes instructional content and methods of elementary program utilizing sign language, vocal music, and keyboard computer music systems. Concludes with description of school performance in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Disabilities, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
Mixon, Kevin – Teaching Music, 2005
This article describes the method and adaptations used by the author in including students with special needs in an instrumental music program. To ensure success in the program, the author shares the method he uses to include exceptional students and enumerates some possible adaptations. There are certainly other methods and modifications that…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Learning Disabilities, Music Education, Special Education