ERIC Number: ED374671
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Communication Strategies for People with Developmental Disabilities: Issues from Theory and Practice.
Linfoot, Ken, Ed.
This book is a collection of essays on helping people with developmental disabilities communicate successfully. It is intended for practitioners and students in special education, speech-language pathology, and psychology. The essays are as follows: "Communicative Behaviour in the Least Restrictive Environment" (Ken Linfoot); "Play as an Assessment and Intervention Strategy for Children with Language and Intellectual Disabilities" (Nancy Butterfield); "Requesting Behaviours of Preschool Children with Mild Developmental Disabilities" (Diana Messervy); "Selection of Initial Vocabularies for Use in Manual Sign Language Programs" (Kathleen Dice); "Functional Communication and the Role of Context" (Ken Linfoot); "The Use of a Synthetic Speech Output Communication Aid with a Youth Having a Severe Developmental Disability" (Sue Healy); "Communication Instruction in the 1990s: An Overview of Future Directions" (Michael Arthur); and "Enhancing Communication in Functional Settings: Putting Research Into Practice" (Nancy Butterfield, Ken Linfoot, Michael Arthur). (MSE)
Descriptors: Artificial Speech, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Skills, Developmental Disabilities, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Communication, Intervention, Language Impairments, Mainstreaming, Mild Disabilities, Play, Preschool Children, Severe Disabilities, Sign Language, Skill Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, Vocabulary, Youth
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 ($33).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia