ERIC Number: EJ481395
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Is Communication Really the Point? Some Thoughts on Interventions and Membership.
Ferguson, Dianne L.
Mental Retardation, v32 n1 p7-18 Feb 1994
This paper argues that communication interventions with individuals with severe disabilities serve the point of ensuring that membership in society is achieved. The paper explores the concept of membership, including the ways in which individuals construct stories that make the communication acts of individuals with severe disabilities commonplace and socially valuable. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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