Functional Communication: Analyzing the Nonlinguistic Skills of Individuals with Severe or Profound Handicaps

Functional Communication: Analyzing the Nonlinguistic Skills of Individuals with Severe or Profound Handicaps

by Les Sternberg
     
 

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DEVELOPMENT OF NON-LINGUISTIC COMMUNICATION SKILLS, which presents the results of research accomplished through the joint sponsorship of the SonomaDevelopment Center (SDS) and the College of Education of Florida Atlantic University
(FAU), examines the development of prelanguage and nonlingu-
istic skills in individuals with various types and degrees of

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DEVELOPMENT OF NON-LINGUISTIC COMMUNICATION SKILLS, which presents the results of research accomplished through the joint sponsorship of the SonomaDevelopment Center (SDS) and the College of Education of Florida Atlantic University
(FAU), examines the development of prelanguage and nonlingu-
istic skills in individuals with various types and degrees of developmental disabilities. Utilizing the dichotomies that may exist betweencommunication and language, the book explores communication skills rather than formal language systems acquisition.

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In addition to a detailed discussion of results from a research project jointly sponsored by Sonoma Developmental Center of Eldridge, Calif. and the Dept. of Exceptional Student Education of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, this volume considers major theories of communication development and intervention models available for developing nonlinguistic communication skills. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387972619
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
05/01/1991
Series:
Disorders of Human Learning, Behavior, and Communication Series
Edition description:
1991
Pages:
129
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x (d)

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