Music & Students with Special Needs (Special Learners in Music) Special Learners in Music
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IDEA 1997; Let’s make it work (1998). Reston, VA: The Council for Exceptional Children.

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Ambrose Publishing (1993). Educating Peter.

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Lavoie, R. (1989). How difficult can this be? The F.A.T. city workshop.

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