Music therapy is a fun, creative, and powerful means of using music functionally as a tool. It can assist individuals with developmental disabilities in changing their manner of functioning, establishing contact, maintaining a relationship, and stimulating their motivation to learn. This practitioner’s handbook is aimed at providing music therapists with a solid foundation for the practice, and its resources and methods. It presents an innovative approach to music as a therapeutic tool for persons in the five categories of developmental disabilities:
This second edition includes a CD-ROM of popular songs, folk songs, and improvisations, performed by music therapy clients and assisted by Professor Boxill.
345 pages • 6 x 7 • softcover with CD-ROM • ©2007
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