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ERIC Number: EJ320045
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Graphic Symbol and Manual Sign Training with Profoundly Retarded Children.
Hodges, Patricia; Schwethelm, Bettina
Applied Psycholinguistics, v5 n3 p223-53 Sep 1984
Describes a study in which two nonspeech communication systems were evaluated with respect to their efficacy for use with profoundly retarded nonspeech children. Results show that 53 profoundly retarded children who have failed to acquire expressive linguistic skills can succeed with some alternative nonspeech symbol systems, especially with manual signing. (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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