Articles about Disability

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 ...

A Philosophical and Practical Approach to an Inclusive Community Chorus
International Journal of Community Music (2015) Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 197-210

This holistic study explores the inclusive community chorus "Singing Songbirds" in Millbrook, Dutchess County, New York. The chorus is part of the Institute for Music and Health's (IMH) programming. This article investigates the important philosophical approach and its practical application. ...

Everybody Is a Musician, and Everybody Is an Orchestra: Musical and Bodily Dialogues with Physically Disabled Children in Turkey
International Journal of Community Music (2015) Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 149-161

This study documents a reflective journey of a series of music workshops initiated by a university Performing Arts faculty member in Istanbul, Turkey. The purpose of this narrative inquiry is to explore and examine the musical and bodily dialogues, engagements, ...

Students With Disabilities: Using Music to Promote Health and Wellness
General Music Today (Online) (2015) Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 34-37

School and community wellness programs are particularly important as many children and adolescents do not learn or are not exposed to healthy behaviors at home. Music has the potential to enhance all areas of wellness programs for students with and ...

Shifting Attitudes
Music Teacher (2015) Vol. 94, No. 10, pp. 29