|Using Music to Teach Children with Communication Disorders, Autism, and Other Disabilities
Music helps children become actively involved in the learning process. Rock and rap music can help children with language disorders and learning disabilities to develop skills that are critical for success in school and in social contexts. By incorporating music into language development programs, children make use of both the left and right hemispheres of their brains. Music with a strong beat appeals to children and motivates them to learn. Academic Communication Associates (acadcom.com) is the publisher of a variety of educational products for special education students that incorporate rock and rap music.
The constant beat that accompanies many rap and rock tunes appeals to many students who have autism and other disabilities. Speech-language pathologists and learning disability teachers throughout the country are using these innovative programs to teach skills relevant to core curriculum standards. To hear music samples from these instructional activiity kits, click here
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