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ERIC Number: EJ660942
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1469-0047
Touch in the Care of People with Profound and Complex Needs: A Review of the Literature.
Dobson, Susan; Upadhyaya, Shripati; Conyers, Ian; Raghavan, Raghu
Journal of Learning Disabilities (United Kingdom), v6 n4 p351-62 Dec 2002
This article explores research on the use of touch with people with mental retardation and learning disabilities for the purpose of developing a staff training package. The review indicates the therapeutic role of touch and its use in behavior management and discusses the need for increasing staff awareness of the practice with this group of service users. (Contains references.) (Author/LC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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