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The ToonPad is an electronic hand-drum designed for music therapy sessions with severely intellectually disabled users. Co-design sessions with music therapists uncovered their specific needs and lead to this instrument with a scalable learning curve. A prototype was tested and analysed with twenty severely disabled users. The results of the project can be read in a paper published at NIME15. Further incarnations of the ToonPad are in use for workshops at the Klankspeeltuin at the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ.

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