Special Issue 8 (2) 2016 “Dalcroze Eurhythmics in music therapy and special music education” – Book review (published on 11 December 2016)
Rhythmik und Autismus: Der integrative Ansatz Amélie Hoellerings in Theorie und Praxis [Rhythmics and Autism: The Integrative Approach of Amélie Hoellering in Theory and Practice] (Lucia Kessler-Kakoulidis)
Reviewed by Ludger Kowal-Summek
Title: Rhythmik und Autismus: Der integrative Ansatz Amélie Hoellerings in Theorie und Praxis [Rhythmics and Autism: The integrative approach of Amélie Hoellering in Theory and Practice] | Author: Lucia Kessler-Kakoulidis | Year: 2016 | Publisher: Psychosozial-Verlag | Pages: 319 | ISBN: 978-3-8379-2571-5
Ludger Kowal-Summek (b.1956) has university degrees in education (Dortmund) and music education (Wuppertal/Köln), a PhD and is a music therapist. Since 1984, he has worked with children who have special needs (with autism) at the Clara-Schumann Music School in Düsseldorf. He also teaches at the Robert-Schumann College of Music (since 1996) and lectures at the University of Cologne at the Institute of Music (since 2004). Kowal-Summek has published several books on different themes in education, music education and music therapy, most recently Musiktherapie und Autismus: Zur Anwendung ausgewählter Methoden der Leiborientierten Musiktherapie (Springer, 2016). He presents regularly on educational and music educational topics at home and abroad.