ERIC Number: EJ549149
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Enhancing Initial Communication and Responsiveness of Learners with Multiple Disabilities: A Tri-Focus Framework for Partners.
Siegel-Causey, Ellin; Bashinski, Susan M.
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, v12 n2 p105-20 Sum 1997
Describes multiple techniques for facilitating development of initial communication repertoires for individuals with multiple disabilities, and integrates these techniques with strategies for increasing the alert, responsive behavior state through the Tri-Focus Framework, which emphasizes understanding the learner, broadening the communication partner's role, and improving the environmental context. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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