ERIC Number: ED033521
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Communication Problems in Mental Retardation: Diagnosis and Management.
Lillywhite, Herold S.; Bradley, Doris P.
Discussed are the problems of communication in mental retardation with an introductory background and definition of this problem, including the etiological factors and general characteristics. A presentation of diagnostic methods leads into discussions of the problem of medical-dental management and educational management of the retarded child. Specific diagnosis of communication disorders, and management of and therapy procedures for these communication disorders are treated and include the following suggestions for assistance: individual attention in speech programs; social group situations; and the establishment of socially useful goals in communication skills. Also provided are notes on future trends in the field. (JM)
Descriptors: Auditory Evaluation, Communication Problems, Dental Health, Educational Programs, Etiology, Exceptional Child Education, Identification, Language Acquisition, Mental Retardation, Speech Handicaps, Speech Therapy, Voice Disorders
Harper and Row, Publishers, 49 East 33rd Street, New York, N.Y. 10016 ($5.95).
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