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ERIC Number: EJ429921
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4685
Communication Profiles of Two Types of Gesture Using Nonverbal Persons with Severe to Profound Mental Retardation.
McLean, James E.; And Others
Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, v34 n2 p294-308 Apr 1991
This study of eight severely mentally retarded nonverbal adults examined the form and function characteristics of intentional communication acts. Subjects who engaged in only contact gestures produced no protodeclarative type communication acts, whereas subjects who used distal as well as contact gestures produced some protodeclaratives. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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