Author Credentials

Sister M. Raymunda Orth, O.S.U.

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Superseded Degree Name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 Joanne Marie Kliebhan, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Music therapy for children; Self-perception; Children with mental disabilities


The purpose of this study was to ascertain what, if any, progress has been made toward helping the mentally retarded achieve a better self concept since the renewal of interest in the mentally retarded through the organization of the National Association for Retarded Children and the formation of the National Association for Music Therapy, Inc. Terms used in the study were defined. Specific research questions were posed as the subject of the present investigation.


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