Joseph N. Straus, City University of New York
This entry is part of a collaborative series on disabilities between the Federation’s Equity Issues Portfolio and the Canadian Disability Studies Association/ Association Canadienne des Études sur l’Incapacité.
People usually think about music and disability in medical terms. Music therapists, as healthcare professionals, use music as a palliative against various forms of illness and disability. Medical doctors, increasingly aware that musical performance can be a dangerous business, particularly as a cause of...