The universality of musical communication

Raymond A.R. MacDonald

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Abstract

Book abstract: The contributors look at a wide range of approaches, including intensive interaction, co-creative communication, sensory integration and music therapy, for a variety of impairments, including autism, profound learning disabilities, deafblindness, severe early neglect and dementia. This wide perspective provides insight into what it feels like to struggle with a communicative impairment, and how those who work with and care about such individuals can and should think more creatively about how to make contact with them.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPromoting Social Interaction with Individuals with Communication Impairments: Making Contact
PublisherJessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages39-50
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781843105398
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008

Keywords

  • musical communication
  • psychology of music

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    MacDonald, R. A. R. (2008). The universality of musical communication. In Promoting Social Interaction with Individuals with Communication Impairments: Making Contact (pp. 39-50). Jessica Kingsley Publishers. http://researchonline.gcu.ac.uk/sls/500