Teaching Music to Students with Autism provides a comprehensive study of the education of students with autism within the music classroom.
The book is designed for music educators, music teacher educators, and all those who have an interest in the education of students with autism.
The authors focus on the diagnosis of autism, advocating for students and music programs, and creating and maintaining a team approach when working with colleagues.
A significantportion of the book is focused on understanding the communication, cognition, behavior, sensory, and socialization challenges inherent in working with students with autism.
The authors suggest ways to structure classroom experiences and learning opportunities for all students.
Vignettes and classroomsnapshots from experienced teachers provide additional opportunities to transfer theory to real-life application.