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ERIC Number: EJ377604
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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An Analysis of the Readability of Product Warning Labels: Implications for Curriculum Development for Persons with Moderate and Severe Mental Retardation.
Fletcher, Donna; Abood, Doris
Education and Training in Mental Retardation, v23 n3 p224-27 Sep 1988
The study evaluated the readability of warning labels on potentially hazardous substances sold in a grocery store. Findings indicated the reading level of half the key words ranged from 4th grade to 10th grade and that many words seldom taught to the moderately or severely retarded appeared frequently and others commonly taught appeared rarely. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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