ERIC Number: EJ428500
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Communication between Staff and Deaf-Blind People in Community Residences.
Romer, L. T.; Schoenberg, B.
Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, v85 n2 p81-85 Feb 1991
This study examined issues of communicative control for residential program staff and eight individuals with deaf-blindness and mental retardation. For six of the subjects, communication was initiated and dominated by others in the environment. Rate of communication with other residents and visitors was extremely low. Implications for communication training are discussed. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A