ERIC Number: EJ499231
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Thomas the Writer: Case Study of a Child with Severe Physical, Speech, and Visual Impairments.
Blischak, Doreen M.
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, v26 n1 p11-20 Jan 1995
A case study is presented of a nine-year-old boy with quadriplegic cerebral palsy and vision impairment, chronicling his development of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and literacy skills from birth to second grade. Development and use of his AAC system is described, along with activities for language and literacy development. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Case Studies, Cerebral Palsy, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Communication Disorders, Early Childhood Education, Intermediate Grades, Language Acquisition, Literacy Education, Multiple Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A