ERIC Number: EJ304106
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Efficacy of a Verbal Training Sequence on the Sorting Performance of Moderately and Severely Mentally Retarded Adolescents.
Wacker, David P.; Greenebaum, Ferris T.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v88 n6 p653-60 May 1984
Seven mentally retarded adolescents received either verbal or nonverbal training on a shape-sorting task within a multiple baseline design. Both training sequences resulted in the successful acquisition of the target performance, but only the verbal training sequence facilitated generalization of performance to a novel shape and to a new dimension. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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