ERIC Number: EJ570211
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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References to People in the Communications of Female and Male Youths with Mental Retardation.
Wilkinson, Krista M.; Murphy, Nora A.
Research in Developmental Disabilities, v19 n3 p201-24 May-Jun 1998
Language transcripts were obtained from eight male and eight female participants with mental retardation, interacting separately with one male and one female adult partner. Like typical females, female participants using speech discussed people more often than males. Females using nonspeech modes, in contrast, showed a severe reduction in person-referencing. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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