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Music, Language and Autism: Exceptional Strategies for Exceptional Minds By Adam Ockelford,

  • Title: Music, Language and Autism: Exceptional Strategies for Exceptional Minds
  • Author: Adam Ockelford
  • ISBN: 9781849051972
  • Page: 405
  • Format: Paperback
  • Children with autism often have an intense natural musicality This book explains how music and language work as systems of communication, and why music holds such a fascination for many young people on the autism spectrum There are strategies for showing how music can be used to support language development and even substitute for verbal communication Exploring the prChildren with autism often have an intense natural musicality This book explains how music and language work as systems of communication, and why music holds such a fascination for many young people on the autism spectrum There are strategies for showing how music can be used to support language development and even substitute for verbal communication Exploring the progression from a young child s intuitive engagement with music, to using it as a scaffold for communication, socialisation and understanding, the book illustrates, through the use of detailed case studies, how music nurtures a sense of self and provides a positive outlet to express inner thoughts and feelings without resorting to challenging or even destructive behaviours.Presenting an innovative approach to the use of music with people on the autism spectrum, this book will be a fascinating resource for speech and language therapists, music therapists, occupational therapists, teachers, teaching assistants, educational psychologists, carers and parents of people with autism.
    Music Language and Autism Exceptional Strategies for Exceptional Minds Children with autism often have an intense natural musicality This book explains how music and language work as systems of communication and why music holds such a fascination for many young people o

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    1. I don t normally provide reviews, but in this case I think it could be of use to some potential readers.Note I am a parent of a child with autism who loves to sing, and that is why I decided to purchase and read this book I had not heard of the author before beginning it, but have come to learn much about him.I ended up giving the book four stars, unsure of whether to rate it on its merits alone, or what it meant to me, or what how it might serve others The book was written by an academic, so th [...]

    2. An excellent resource mostly accessible to the lay person, though densely written As a musician but not a music therapist, I found chapter 5 exceptionally helpful and practical This chapter contains plenty of musical examples and case studies.I liked the example on page 188 of the way adults are culturally programmed not to repeat themselves whereas what children with autism are seeking is simplicity and consistency Experience suggests that scenarios such as the following, in which an adult is a [...]

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