First View – Book review (published on 13 November 2016)
Exceptional Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives (Deborah VanderLinde Blair and Kimberly A. McCord, Eds.)
Reviewed by Donald DeVito
|Title: Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives | Editors: Deborah Blair & Kimberly McCord | Publication year: 2016 | Publisher: Oxford University Press | Pages: 336 | ISBN: 978-0190234577|
Dr. Donald DeVito is a music and special education teacher at the Sidney Lanier Center School in Gainesville, Florida for students with disabilities. He served as a board member of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) and a facilitator in the online Masters in Music Education programme at Boston University. He publishes extensively on networking universities, schools and community based music programmes for the benefit of children with special needs throughout the world. He is currently developing a music and special education programme at the Notre Maison Orphanage in Haiti, one of the few to accommodate children with disabilities.