Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Mentally Handicapped)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Gabrielle Kowalski, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Music--Instruction and study; School music; Children with mental disabilities


This paper attempts to illustrate, through a review of pertinent research, how desirable changes in behavior have been and can be accomplished through the use of music. We shall illustrate how beneficial changes in behaviors of the retarded are brought about so that he will be better able to adapt and function in his environment.


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