Teaching Piano to Students with Special Needs
presented by topmusic.co

Learn practical strategies to help cater your lessons for more neuro-diverse brains. 

Join Tim Topham and Selena Pistoresi as they dive into the world of special needs music education.

​​​​​​​Suitable for teachers of beginners and continuing players - we’ll be providing tactics and tips for a variety of needs plus a bunch of great bonuses to use in your studio.

Replay available for all registered teachers.

Here’s what we’ll cover:

  •  How to do an initial assessment of a special needs student

  • Creating a sensory-friendly studio

  • The Milestone Method: Harnessing perfect pitch to develop motor skills and sight reading ability

  • Special needs teaching in online lessons

  • Musical free time activities for students with speech and motor difficulties

  • Tim Topham

    Tim is a creator of enterprising, innovative ideas for music educators. He hosts the popular podcast The TopCast and speaks at local and international conferences.

  • Selena Pistoresi

    Selena Pistoresi is a lifelong pianist and piano teacher of over a decade. She owns a piano studio in California, where she specializes in working with students with special needs. She has also taught music in a K-8 inclusion school as well as Musikgarten early childhood group classes.

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