ERIC Number: EJ311970
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Nonspeech Communication Systems: Implications for Language Intervention with Mentally Retarded Children.
Romski, Mary Ann; And Others
Topics in Language Disorders, v5 n1 p66-81 Dec 1984
The use of nonspeech symbol sets (including manual signs and Blyssymbols) in language intervention with mentally retarded students is discussed. The selection and use of aided or unaided nonspeech symbol sets are considered, along with cognitive, sociocommunicative, technological, and motoric factors. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Communication Management with Mentally Retarded Children.