ERIC Number: ED328007
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Research on the Communication Development of Young Children with Deaf-Blindness.
Bullis, Michael, Ed.
This booklet collects seven papers drawing on research performed through the Communication Skills Center for Young Children with Deaf Blindness of the Oregon State System of Higher Education and its affiliated sites. Papers include: "Research on Vision Assessment" (Pamela Cress); "Use of Microswitch Technology To Facilitate Social Contingency Awareness as a Basis for Early Communication Skills: A Case Study" (Philip Schweigert); "Communication Opportunities for Children with Dual Sensory Impairments in Classroom Settings" (Charity Rowland); "Comparison of Intervention Strategies for Facilitating Nonsymbolic Communication among Young Children with Multiple Disabilities" (Ellin Siegel-Causey); "Training a Child with Multihandicaps To Use a Tactile Augmentative Communication Device" (Pamela Mathy-Laikko and others); "Play as an Intervention Strategy with Young Children with Deaf-Blindness" (Rebecca Fewell and Patricia Vadasy); and "Evaluation of a Training Program To Enhance Social Interactions between Children with Severe/Profound Multihandicaps and Deaf-Blindness and Their Caregivers" (Pamela Mathy-Laikko and others). References accompany each paper. (PB)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Communication Skills, Deaf Blind, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Interaction, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Multiple Disabilities, Nonverbal Communication, Play, Sensory Aids, Skill Development, Vision Tests, Young Children
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State System of Higher Education, Monmouth. Teaching Research Div.