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Special Education Music

Songs for Children, Teens and Adults with Special Needs

These special education songs are available from a variety of albums. Use these songs for reinforcing good behavior, staying active, assisting with transitions, encouragement, dance therapy, sign language, recognizing emotions, and teaching social skills. 

Songs that Reinforce Good Behavior
Body Check– Tuned In To Learning 
Breathe– Lauren Mayer 
The Listening Song– Linda Conrad 
My Hands are for Helping– Linda Conrad 
Roll With It– Lauren Mayer 
Self Control– Songs for Speech and Language Skills 
Super Student– Tuned In To Learning
Wait, Wait!– Lauren Mayer
You've Got to Wait– Margie LaBella

Activity Songs for People with Physical Challenges
The Catepillar– Margie La Bella
Dancing Disco Dogs– Music with Mar.
Everybody Touch Your Head– Margie La Bella
Elephant Stomp– Ahjay Stelino
Finger Dance– Ahjay Stelino
I've Got the Music In Me– Margie La Bella
Let's Get Movin'– Lauren Mayer
Look Over Here– Tuned In To Learning: For Students with Multiple Disabilities
Move and Stop– Margie La Bella
Move It To the Music– Margie La Bella
Move Your Hands– Tuned In To Learning
Move, Then, Stay Still– Music with Mar.
Stand Up, Sit Down– Margie La Bella
Sway Your Arms– Ahjay Stelino

Songs that Assist in Transitions 
Breakfast Time – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Choo Choo Choo Hello– Ahjay Stelino
Choo Choo Choo Goodbye– Ahjay Stelino
Clean Up Time– Listen and Learn
Everybody Wave Hello– Margie La Bella
Goodbye My Friends– Silly Goose & Val
Good Morning– Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín 
Hello, Hello– Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Hey, Hello– Margie La Bella
It's Time– Linda Conrad
Music Time is Over– Margie La Bella
Time for Bed– Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín 
Time to Change– Lauren Mayer
Time to Say Goodbye– Listen and Learn
Time to Sing Hello– Listen and Learn
To School– Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Welcome– Silly Goose & Val

Songs for Children with Cognitive Challenges
Everyone Has Strengths To Be Proud Of – Cathy Bollinger 
Hello Neighbor, I'm a Farmer – Songs for Speech and Language Skills
It's OK That Sometimes I Don't Understand– Cathy Bollinger
Music in My Mouth– Songs for Speech and Language Skills
My House– Lisa Barnett
Yes, I Can – Lauren Mayer

Dance Therapy Songs 
Dance Party at the Zoo– Tuned in to Learning: Adapted Dance & Movement
Do the Robot– Tuned in to Learning: Adapted Dance & Movement
Friends Forever– Ahjay Stelino
It's a Snap– Lauren Mayer
Raise the Roof– Tuned in to Learning: Adapted Dance & Movement 
Shake It Out and Dance– Dr. Mac. - Happy Kids' Songs
Who Wants to Dance– Tuned in to Learning: Adapted Dance & Movement

Songs that Teach American Sign Language (ASL)
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner– Kids Love to Sign
Each of Us Is a Flower– Charlotte Diamond
Four Hugs a Day– Earl Robinson and Charlotte Diamond
Hey Hello– Margie La Bella    
Opposites Are Out of Sight! (Adjectives and Verbs)– Kids Love to Sign
Red, White and Blue– Debbie Clement
Singing and Signing Animals– Music with Mar.
Spider's Web– Charlotte Diamond
Tall Giraffe– Debbie Clement   
Who Knows the Alphabet Letters?– Kids Love to Sign
You're Wonderful– Debbie Clement  

Understanding and Acceptance of Emotions 
Big Kids Know How to Cry– Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Breathing In, Breathing Out– Betsy Rose
Calm Down Boogie– Betsy Rose
The Calming-Down Song– Linda Conrad
Emotion– Songs for Speech and Language Skills  
Everyone Is Differently Abled– Lorraine Bayes and and Danny Deardorff
The Expression on My Face– Tuned In To Learning: Social Skills and Pragmatics
Feelings and Fears– Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
The Feelings in My Heart– Listen and Learn
Let 'Em Out– Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Looking for the Good– Lauren Mayer 
We All Have Feelings– Margie La Bella 
When I Feel Angry– Jaycie Voorhees   
Words for My Emotions– Growing Sound   

Teaching Social Skills (see all our songs for Social Skills)
Eye to Eye– Exploring Language Through Song and Play
Friends & Sharing– Dr. Mac. - Happy Kids' Songs
Hands– Songs For Speech and Language Skills
How Am I Feeling?– Exploring Language Through Song and Play
I Say Hello– Jaycie Voorhees
I've Got Two– Songs For Speech and Language Skills
Let Me Play Too– Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Let's Shake Hands And Say Hello– Jaycie Voorhees
Look 'Em In The Eye– Jaycie Voorhees
Raise Your Hand Song– J. W. Snyder
Self-Control– Songs For Speech and Language Skills
Shake Hands– Silly Goose & Val
Taking Turns– Exploring Language Through Song and Play
Thank You– Jaycie Voorhees

Everyday Routine Skills 
Bath– Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Hand Washing Song– Jaycie Voorhees
I Am Dressed– Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
I Use Them to Eat– Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Time for Bed– Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Time To Eat– Jaycie Voorhees

Music for Children with Autism
See all of our Songs for Autistic Children

Songs for Speech Therapy 
See all of our Speech Pathology Songs

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