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Music and the Social Model

Music and the Social Model

An Occupational Therapist's Approach to Music with People Labelled as Having Learning Disabilities

Jane Q. Williams

Accessible and inspirational, the unique approaches in this book provide everything you need to know to empower people with learning difficulties to experience and enjoy music. Written from an Occupational Therapy perspective, it offers a host of tips, resources and examples, including downloadable tracks performed and composed by The LA Buskers. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-306-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 216pp

Keywords: adults, advocacy, communication, community care, disability, intellectual disabilities, movement, music therapy, occupational therapy, person-centred, psychology, self esteem, social care, social skills, teenagers

Group Music Activities for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Group Music Activities for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Maria Ramey

This versatile collection of 100 group music activities is the perfect sourcebook to provide insight to music therapists, and inspiration to those familiar with working with adults but in need of fresh ideas. Each activity is developed with clear goals and instructions, and includes easy adaptations to suit a wide range of ability levels. more »

2011, Paperback: £25.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-857-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 176pp

Keywords: adults, autism, communication, disability, Down's syndrome, intellectual disabilities, music therapy, occupational therapy, pervasive developmental disorder, psychology, residential care, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Music Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury

Music Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury

A Light on a Dark Night

Simon Gilbertson and David Aldridge

Gilbertson and Aldridge demonstrate how music therapy can be used to attend to the holistic, rather than purely functional, needs of people affected by severe head trauma. This book will give clinicians key notes for practice and a vision of the integral role music therapy can have in the successful rehabilitation from brain injury. more »

2008, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-665-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: brain injury, health care, music therapy

Promoting Social Interaction for Individuals with Communicative Impairments

Promoting Social Interaction for Individuals with Communicative Impairments

Making Contact

Edited by M. Suzanne Zeedyk

The book presents approaches to nurturing communicative abilities in people with a communication impairment. It looks at a range of approaches, including intensive interaction, co-creative communication, sensory integration and music therapy, for people with a wide range of impairments including autism and dementia. more »

2008, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-539-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, child protection, child psychology, communication, intellectual disabilities, music therapy, occupational therapy, older people

Let's All Listen

Let's All Listen

Songs for Group Work in Settings that Include Students with Learning Difficulties and Autism

Pat Lloyd

Lloyd brings together 46 songs composed or adapted for use with children with communication problems. She suggests how each song can be used to encourage communication and social interaction, and lists a range of possible objectives for each one. She demonstrates how musical activity can be adapted to the specific needs of individual students. more »

2007, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-583-1, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, music therapy, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation

Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation

A Clinician's Manual

Felicity Baker and Jeanette Tamplin
With a contribution from Jeanette Kennelly

Felicity Baker and Jeanette Tamplin combine research findings with their own clinical experience and present step-by-step instructions and guidelines on how to implement music therapy techniques for a range of therapeutic needs. Photographs clearly illustrate interventions for physical rehabilitation. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-412-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Keywords: brain injury, children, health care, music therapy, special education

Making Music with the Young Child with Special Needs

Making Music with the Young Child with Special Needs

A Guide for Parents
2nd edition

Elaine Streeter

In this new edition of her well-established book, Elaine Streeter helps parents and carers to learn not only how they can add to a child's fun, but also how they can engage a child in interactive communication at a level the child can make sense of - one of the most rewarding things anyone can do. more »

2001, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-960-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 64pp

Keywords: children, intellectual disabilities, music therapy, special education

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