Meeting the musical needs of mainstreamed blind and low vision students

Meeting the musical needs of mainstreamed blind and low vision students

Abstract

This paper provides an overview of literature and findings of a survey on the musical needs of mainstreamed blind and low vision students and their teachers and establishes the viability, potential and importance of music in the education of blind students. The needs of visually impaired students and their teachers are discussed and suggestions and recommendations made for the future in light of current educational trends and the various resources and high-tech equipment now available.

Key words: Music therapy; students; blind; low vision


Citation

McMahon, T. (1991). Meeting the musical needs of mainstreamed blind and low vision students. Australian Journal of Music Therapy, 2, 34-42.


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Date published: July 1991