Music for Special Kids
Music for Special Kids : Musical Activities, Songs, Instruments and Resources
- Format: Paperback | 192 pages
- Dimensions: 172 x 248 x 12mm | 360g
- Publication date: 15 Apr 2011
- Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
- Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
- Language: English
- Edition Statement: New
- Illustrations note: 10 black and white photographs
- ISBN10: 184905858X
- ISBN13: 9781849058582
- Bestsellers rank: 159,643
Music is a powerful means of engaging children with developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down's Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. This lively music activity book shows how music can be an effective and enjoyable way to enhance the education and development of children with special needs.
Packed with inspiring tips, activities and song ideas, this practical resource will have everybody singing, clapping and playing along! It explains simple and fun ways of using songs, instruments and musical games to connect with children of all levels of ability, and includes helpful rhythm worksheets and sheet music. There is a wide range of suggestions for songs and activities that encourage communication, increase self-esteem, stimulate fine and gross motor skills and motor coordination, and promote relaxation.
This book of toe-tapping music activities is a must-have for parents, teachers, caregivers, music therapists and anybody else working with children with developmental disabilities.