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Music and Disability Workshop

IMHSD, University of Edinburgh, Sunday 22nd October 2006


Website with further details:
http://www.ph.ed.ac.uk/acoustics/MAN/musicanddisability2006.html

A one-day interdisciplinary workshop sponsored by the Musical Acoustics
Network and hosted by the Institute for Music in Human and Social
Development at the University of Edinburgh. Talks and discussions from
researchers, practitioners and performers will focus on issues surrounding
music and musical instruments for people with disabilities.

Speakers will include:

Andrea Norton
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
Melodic Intonation Therapy with Aphasic Stroke Patients 

Tim Griffiths
Newcastle University Medical School
Second Order Amplitude Modulation in Autism 

Wendy Magee
Institute of Complex Neurodisability
Music and Complex Medical Conditions 

Nigel Osborne
University of Edinburgh
Developing a New Musical Instrument for Children with Disabilities 

Rolf Gelhaar
University of Coventry
Developing Headspace 

Clarence Adoo
Performing with Headspace 

William Langdon
The Joy of Sound 

Jim Woodhouse
University of Cambridge
Music Access for the Disabled 

Deadline for Registration: Thursday 19th October 2006

Registration, including buffet lunch, is free. Please send your name and
dietary requirements to Murray Campbell: d.m.campbell@ed.ac.uk

Deadline for Poster Presentations: Monday 16th October 2006
If you would like to bring a poster, please send the title to
d.m.campbell@ed.ac.uk

Location
The workshop will be held in St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh.
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