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ERIC Number: EJ1114659
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
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Teaching the Meaning of Words to Children with Visual Impairments
Vervloed, Mathijs P. J.; Loijens, Nancy E. A.; Waller, Sarah E.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v108 n5 p433-438 Sep-Oct 2014
In the report presented here, the authors describe a pilot intervention study that was intended to teach children with visual impairments the meaning of far-away words, and that used their mothers as mediators. The aim was to teach both labels and deep word knowledge, which is the comprehension of the full meaning of words, illustrated through possible semantic relationships and the correct utilization of the word (Schoonen & Verhallen, 1998). Basic skills for communication with children with visual impairments are provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: MacArthur Communicative Development Inventory
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