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ERIC Number: ED140594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Physical and Social Environment for Feeding the Severely and Profoundly Handicapped.
Gupta, Carol E.
Effects of the physical and social environment on the feeding of severely and multiply handicapped students are discussed. The role of such physical environmental factors as sound, visual stimuli, light, movement, touch, clothing and furniture is considered. Among the social influences operating are the student's physical abilities and disabilities, current health, likes and dislikes, and past feeding activities. Suggestions are made for altering the environment to enhance the development of feeding skills. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Convention, The Council for Exceptional Children (55th, Atlanta, Georgia, April 11-15, 1977)