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Creating Music with a Neurodiverse Population

Creating Music with a Neurodiverse Population 3 Strings Is Dismantling Music Education Inequality By Ruth LeMay, NAfME Council for Guitar Education North Central Division Representative This article first appeared in…

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Using a Comprehensive Arts Education Model to Meet the Needs of Neurodiverse Students in Arts Education

Using a Comprehensive Arts Education Model to Meet the Needs of Neurodiverse Students in Arts Education By NAfME Members Brandon Roeder and Eve Snyder Presenting Using a Comprehensive Arts Education…

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Coping with Hearing Loss in a Music Education Setting

Coping with Hearing Loss in a Music Education Setting Teacher and Student By NAfME Member Edward J. Ercilla Presenting Coping with Hearing Loss in the Music Education Setting: Teacher and Student…

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Understanding and Teaching Students with Autism in Music Education Settings

Understanding and Teaching Students with Autism in Music Education Settings Why Might a Music Teacher Want to Understand the Basics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? By NAfME Member Amalia Allan…

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Equity and Inclusion—Invisible Barriers to Learning

Equity and Inclusion—Invisible Barriers to Learning Why Are They Doing That in Music Class? By NAfME Member Joanie Calem Joanie Calem presented on “Equity and Inclusion—Invisible Barriers to Learning” during…

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United Sound: Putting Passion to Practice

United Sound Putting Passion to Practice By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl The following interview occurred in January 2020 after I attended a presentation about United Sound at the December…

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Spring Forward . . . Remotely, When Necessary

Spring Forward . . . Remotely, When Necessary Recognize the Importance of Recruiting ALL Students By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl A similar version of this article was originally published…

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Teaching Music Remotely: Strategies for Students with Disabilities

Teaching Music Remotely Strategies for Students with Disabilities By NAfME Member Ellary A. Draper This article will appear in the April 2021 issue of General Music Today.  In March of…

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Distance Learning for Special Learners in the Music Classroom

Distance Learning for Special Learners in the Music Classroom By NAfME Member Brian Wagner-Yeung   Many students have been struggling during this time period of COVID-19. While music programs were…

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Ruth LeMay Honored with NAfME Council for Guitar Education Award

Ruth LeMay Honored with NAfME Council for Guitar Education Award The NAfME Council for Guitar Education congratulates Ruth LeMay as the first recipient of the annual NAfME Council for Guitar…

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