Music, other Performing Arts and Dyslexia edited by Sally Daunt.
Including chapters written by Paula Bishop-Liebler, Sally Daunt, Dan Jones, Deborah Leveroy, Margaret Malpas, Karen Marshall, Christine McRitchie Pratt and Qona Rankin this book covers a wide range of issues relating to dyslexia and music including ideas for classroom teaching, instrumental teaching for all ages, music in Higher Education and use of assistive technology.
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Posted by Paul on 31st Oct 2014
This book was lent to me by a friend, who is also dyslexic. Reading it provided such comfort not just from its wide range of information but from reading statements that so clearly confirmed why I am finding playing the piano and learning to read music such a challenge. So often I try and explain my difficulties to people who don't understand the impact dyslexia can have and so often I am left thinking that I obviously didn't explain myself clearly enough, as they seem to indicate that other people have the same challenges - THEY DON'T!!! I'm dyslexic and not afraid to talk about it. Thank goodness there are people out there, writing books like this, who do understand and are prepared to invest them time, skills, knowledge and experience to provide such supportive and inspirational material.