ERIC Number: EJ666162
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Overcoming Mutism in Adults with Learning Disabilities: A Case Study.
Bell, Dorothy M.; Espie, Colin A.
British Journal of Learning Disabilities, v31 n1 p46-53 Mar 2003
A woman with Down syndrome, who had shown selective mutism for more than 14 years, successfully participated in a program designed to reinforce communication and gradually increase the number of words spoken to one person and then to others. Nonaversive behavior methods were used and response initiative procedures were developed. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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