ERIC Number: EJ650525
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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An Investigation into Carers' Perceptions of the Verbal Comprehension Ability of Adults with Severe Learning Disabilities.
Banat, D.; Summers, S.; Pring, T.
British Journal of Learning Disabilities, v30 n2 p78-81 Jun 2002
A study investigated care staff (n=12) perceptions of the language comprehension levels of adults with learning disabilities. Differences between estimates and actual scores increased with sentence difficulty. At the highest level of difficulty, staff consistently over estimated the clients' ability, while both under and over estimation occurred at the lower levels. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)