ERIC Number: EJ304225
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
The Social Basis of Language and Communication in Severely Handicapped Preschoolers.
Rogers-Warren, Ann K.; Warren, Steven F.
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v4 n2 p57-72 Sum 1984
The paper proposes that primary social relationships between child and caregiver are critical context for language learning and examines current assumptions about the nature of language and the processes involved in language learning, with particular attention to the effects of severe handicaps on the social processes underlying language acquistition. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal Availability: see EC 170 135. Theme Issue: Language and Young Handicapped Children.