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ERIC Number: EJ367457
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Establishment of Symbolic Communication in Persons with Severe Retardation.
Romski, Mary Ann; And Others
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, v53 n1 p94-107 Feb 1988
Three of four severely retarded adolescents and young adults learned to use computer-based lexigrams to request foods and, subsequently, objects. Additional request experience with lexigrams resulted in consistent improvement on labeling and comprehension tasks, emergence of subject-initiated lexigram communications, and facilitation of spoken language comprehension and/or production. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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