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ERIC Number: EJ885731
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
Language and Play in Students with Multiple Disabilities and Visual Impairments or Deaf-Blindness
Pizzo, Lianna; Bruce, Susan M.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v104 n5 p287-297 May 2010
This article investigates the relationships between play and language development in students with multiple disabilities and visual impairments or deaf-blindness. The findings indicate that students with higher levels of communication demonstrate more advanced play skills and that the use of play-based assessment and exposure to symbolic play are important instructional considerations. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A