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ERIC Number: EJ375030
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Mother-Infant Activities: The Initial Step in Language Development in the Deaf-Blind Child.
Vitagliano, James; Purdy, Susan
Journal of Rehabilitation of the Deaf, v21 n1 p33-36 Jul 1987
The exploratory study examined the effectiveness of the Van Dijk method of developing language skills with four deaf-blind infants and their mothers over a two-month period. Findings indicated increased expressive/elocutionary communicative output with concomitant reduction in self-stimulatory, abusive, and tantrum-like behaviors. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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