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ERIC Number: EJ271336
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Linguistic Functions and Language Intervention: Part I. Concepts, Evidence, and Instructional Sequence.
Schaeffer, Benson
Journal of Special Education, v16 n3 p289-308 Fall 1982
A linguistic functions approach, which refers to the general social uses of language, is advocated as the most appropriate method of language instruction for mentally retarded children. Principles are detailed for sequencing linguistic functions for instruction through stages of expression of desires, reference and person concepts, inquiry skills, and abstraction. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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