ERIC Number: EJ291576
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Symbolic Play and Early Language Development in Normal and Mentally Retarded Children.
Casby, Michael W.; Ruder, Kenneth F.
Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, v26 n3 p404-11 Sep 1983
The study investigated the relationship of early language development and symbolic play behaviors in 20 normal and 20 trainable mentally retarded children. Symbolic play which involves the use of one object to represent another was found to be a strong correlate of early language development. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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