ERIC Number: EJ311966
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Cognitive Training and Initial Use of Referential Speech.
Kahn, James V.
Topics in Language Disorders, v5 n1 p14-28 Dec 1984
Profoundly retarded 3-10 year olds (N=24) were divided into three groups: two cognitive training programs--object permanence or means-end--and language only. Results of pre- and posttests revealed that the cognitive training approaches were successful in enabling the majority of Ss to learn to use speech. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme Issue: Communication Management with Mentally Retarded Children.