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The Americans With Disabilities Act and Voice Disorders: Practical Guidelines for Voice Clinicians
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 293-300

The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) resulted in changes to the legal definition of disability and substantially affected how those with voice disorders may qualify for reasonable accommodations under the law. However, there has been little ...

Life Expectancy and Cause of Death in Popular Musicians: Is the Popular Musician Lifestyle the Road to Ruin?
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2016) Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 37-44

Does a combination of lifestyle pressures and personality, as reflected in genre, lead to the early death of popular musicians? We explored overall mortality, cause of death, and changes in patterns of death over time and by music genre membership ...

Music Teacher Stress In the Era of Accountability
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 104-116

While there is an established body of literature on teacher stress and on the factors that may make music teaching uniquely stressful, there has been little or no research on how the recent era of accountability influences music teacher stress. ...