ERIC Number: EJ454443
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Profile of the Prelinguistic Intentional Communicative Behaviors of Children with Profound Mental Retardation.
Ogletree, Billy T.; And Others
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v97 n2 p186-96 Sep 1992
The prelinguistic intentional communicative behaviors of 10 noninstitutionalized children (ages 6-13) with profound mental retardation were analyzed according to communicative rate, communicative function, discourse structure, communicative means, and syllable shape. Findings are compared to data from children without mental retardation and institutionalized children with mental retardation. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Issue: The Relation of Communication and Language Development to Mental Retardation.