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ERIC Number: EJ674681
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0274-9483
Concerns Regarding the Application of Restrictive "Eligibility" Policies to Individuals Who Need Communication Services and Supports: A Response by the National Joint Committee for the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities.
Snell, Martha E.; Caves, Kevin; McLean, Lee; Mollica, Beth Mineo; Mirenda, Pat; Paul-Brown, Diane; Romski, Mary Ann; Rourk, Jane; Sevcik, Rose; Yoder, David
Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, v28 n2 p70-78 Sum 2003
This article presents and discusses the position statement of the National Joint Committee for the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities, which addresses concerns about inappropriate eligibility criteria in providing access to necessary communication supports and services. It discusses elements of the position statement, its uses, and eight invalid reasons for denying or providing communication services and supports. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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