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ERIC Number: EJ527652
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-1214
The Effects of Directive Communications on Children's Interactive Engagement: Implications for Language Intervention.
Mahoney, Gerald; Neville-Smith, Amy
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v16 n2 p236-50 Sum 1996
Analysis of communicative exchanges between 24 children (ages 2-3) with Down syndrome and their mothers found that the quality of children's responses was highly associated with the degree to which the mothers' requests were related to the child's current activity and matched or were below the child's current developmental level. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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