Digital technologies and musical participation for people with intellectual disabilities

  title={Digital technologies and musical participation for people with intellectual disabilities},
  author={Barbara Adkins and Jennifer Summerville and Marie Knox and Andrew R. Brown and Steven C. Dillon},
  journal={New Media \& Society},
  pages={501 - 518}
Research on the aspirations of people with intellectual disabilities documents the importance of alternative zones of inclusion where they can assert their own definitions of ability and normality. This stands in contrast to assumptions concerning technology and disability that position technology as ‘normalizing’ the disabled body. This paper reports on the role of a digital music jamming tool in providing access to creative practice by people with intellectual disabilities. The tool… 

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