ICTs and Music in Generic Learning Disabilities

Paraskevi Theodorou, Athanasios Drigas

Abstract


The purpose of this paper is to review the most representative studies of the last decade (2006-2015) which deal with the combination of technology and music and concern individuals with Generic learning disabilities. Particularly, the areas of needs in this paper are divided to the following categories: Depression/ disruptive behavior, Down syndrome, Intellectual disa┬Čbilities, Cerebral palsy and Severe/Profound disa-bilities. It is also underlined the important role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and digital music tools in promoting musical participation and as-sisting students with the pre-referred disa-bilities.

Keywords


Depression / disruptive behavior; Down syndrome; Intellectual disabilities; Cerebral palsy; Severe/Profound disabilities; melotherapy;

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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