Here is a 'Storify' blog about the Drake Music Teachmeet discussing good practice in SEND Music Education at the Music Expo 2014. It includes video footage of some of the short presentations where a range of speakers share their experiences.
These two short films show iPads being used in music sessions for the first time with young people on the Autistic spectrum at Uplands SEN School in Swindon (Jan - Feb 2013). The first film shows a group session, the second film shows a one-to-one session.
Please note - both films will start playing automatically at the bottom of the page! You'll need to pause them, then play them one at a time.
This video clips shows an extract from a session at 'Abbots Lea at Matthew Arnold’ - a specialised assessment service for pupils aged 3 - 7 years with complex needs.
Live Music Now has been working in Princes Primary School in Liverpool since January 2013 as part of a Youth Music-funded Musicians in Residence programme.
The programme aims to support children’s musical development as well as their personal and social development through participation in group music activities and some 1:1 sessions. Carla Sousa - an LMN musician has been doing weekly half day visits, enhanced by termly concerts by Live Music Now ensembles and CPD sessions for staff.
This short film is from the MUSE ‘Listening Aloud’ project at New Fosseway and Briarwood Schools in Bristol and Threeways School in Bath (2013). The film shows musical activity in school across different curriculum subjects using a range of simple and affordable music technology that was developed in partnership with teachers throughout the project.