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ERIC Number: EJ583750
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-1092-4388
Communication Forms and Functions of Children and Adults with Severe Mental Retardation in Community and Institutional Settings.
McLean, Lee K.; Brady, Nancy C.; McLean, James E.; Behrens, Gene Ann
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, v42 n1 p231-40 Feb 1999
This study of the forms and functions of expressive communication produced by 84 children and adults with severe mental retardation found significant differences among participants associated with differences in their communication levels (contact gesture, distal gesture, or symbolic), age (child or adult), and residential status (community home vs. large facility). (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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