ERIC Number: EJ392247
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Application of a Normal Developmental Model for Understanding the Communicative Behaviours of Students with Severe Handicaps.
Langley, M. Beth; Lombardino, Linda J.
European Journal of Special Needs Education, v2 n3 p161-76 Sep 1987
The paper reviews the nonverbal behaviors of students with severe/multiple handicaps and demonstrates parallels between their communication development and that of normally developing children. Discussed are the roles of the adult and child in the communicative exchange and examples of communicative behavior typically seen in children with specific disabilities are given. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A