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WEBINAR: Including students who are Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing in Music Education

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Facilitator(s): Danny Lane
Date:June 11, 2019
Time:12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
No charge
Location: Virtual
Course code: 19-IE-359

Target Audience

Teachers of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Educational Audiologists working with Deaf or Hard of Hearing students

Also Recommended For

Parents, Music Teachers, Music Consultants

About this learning opportunity

This session will look at why and how to include students who are deaf or hard of hearing in music classes and musical experiences.  How does music sound to  children who are deaf or hard of hearing?

  • Is music something that all children who are deaf or hard of hearing should have access to and how could that work?
  • Which instruments should we use with children who are deaf or hard of hearing? 
  • Opportunities for participants to share any existing experiences of music and deafness.
  • Awareness and communication in music with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Examples of activities used, approaches, benefits.
  • Achievements: The presentation of case studies of young musicians and the impact existing projects have made. 

Sign language interpretation and captioning available.

This session addresses the TQS competency #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Mr. Lane is the Artistic Director of the UK charity Music and the Deaf as well as a composer.  The charity entirely dedicated to providing access, education and opportunities in music to children, and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing.