Music and handicapped children.

@article{Ricketts1976MusicAH,
  title={Music and handicapped children.},
  author={L Ricketts},
  journal={The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={1976},
  volume={26 169},
  pages={
          585-7
        }
}
  • L Ricketts
  • Published in
    The Journal of the Royal College of General…
    1976
Handicapped children may gain considerably from being introduced systematically to musical sounds. The benefit comes not only from enjoyment, but also from promoting intellectual, emotional, and social development. Some children who are severely handicapped intellectually may have great musical talent, such as perfect pitch, and if this is systematically cultivated a key can sometimes be found unlocking the barriers to the child's progress. Some examples are described.Several years' experience… CONTINUE READING

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