Music Therapists: Ideal Partners in Providing Inclusive Learning Opportunities

an invited article for "Imagine" online magaizine
Winton, Pamela J.
September, 2015

Excerpt: "Research studies over the years have yielded important information about early childhood inclusion and the factors that influence its acceptance and implementation. A summary of key conclusions or 'synthesis points' drawn from a review of the literature is available from the National Professional Development Center on Inclusion (2009). Among these findings is that inclusion has numerous benefits for children with and without disabilities. However, it is important to note that to achieve desired outcomes for children in inclusive environments, certain factors are important, one being that children receive specialized instruction and support to meet their individualized needs..."

Available here: Imagine Magazine