Annals of Dyslexia

, Volume 44, Issue 1, pp 185–202 | Cite as

Dyslexia and musical notation

  • Leonore Ganschow
  • Jenafer Lloyd-Jones
  • T. R. Miles
Part II The Many Faces Of Dyslexia


The authors examine the difficulties experienced by dyslexic musicians in the formalized study of music, in particular, musical notation. They describe case studies from the literature and from personal interviews they conducted with musicians about their educational histories, musical weaknesses and strengths, and successful compensatory strategies. The authors make instructional suggestions for educators and musicians with dyslexia on how to use multisensory approaches to teach musical notation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonore Ganschow
    • 1
  • Jenafer Lloyd-Jones
    • 1
  • T. R. Miles
    • 2
  1. 1.Miami UniversityOxford
  2. 2.University of WalesBangorWales

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