ERIC Number: EJ464014
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Growing Old with Retardation: The Language of Survivors.
Fujiki, Martin; Brinton, Bonnie
Topics in Language Disorders, v13 n3 p77-89 May 1993
This paper examines general issues in the communicative skills and needs of elderly persons with mental retardation. It then compared 20 elderly and 20 young adults with mild to moderate mental retardation and found that elderly subjects were better able to respond to listener feedback and were more assertive in controlling the conversation. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Adults with Mental Retardation: Maximizing Communicative Competence.