Adapted Lessons for Students with Brain Injury

Adapted Lessons for Students with Brain Injury


Brain research involving music has shown that music has a distinct influence on the brain by stimulating physiologically complex

cognitive, affective, and sensorimotor processes, and effectively be used to retrain and re-educate the injured brain (Thaut, M., 2014).

According to Edward A. Roth, various tonal, timbrel, dynamic, and temporal features of music can be utilized to facilitate a musical exercise

that promotes the desired non-musical behaviour and/or experience. The isomorphic conformity of the musical exercise to the non-musical experience

and behaviour that is being practiced is an important consideration (Thaut, M., 2014).