Nonspeech Noun Usage Training with Severely and Profoundly Retarded Children A nonspeech symbol system, consisting of small pieces of masonite cut into various shapes, was used to investigate the learning of noun usage by nonverbal, severely and profoundly retarded children. Results indicated that most such subjects can learn appropriate skills and do so in a short period of time when ... Research Article
Research Article  |   September 01, 1974
Nonspeech Noun Usage Training with Severely and Profoundly Retarded Children
 
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  • Joseph K. Carrier, Jr.
    University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
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Research Articles
Research Article   |   September 01, 1974
Nonspeech Noun Usage Training with Severely and Profoundly Retarded Children
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, September 1974, Vol. 17, 510-517. doi:10.1044/jshr.1703.510
History: Received February 25, 1973 , Accepted February 21, 1974
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, September 1974, Vol. 17, 510-517. doi:10.1044/jshr.1703.510
History: Received February 25, 1973; Accepted February 21, 1974

A nonspeech symbol system, consisting of small pieces of masonite cut into various shapes, was used to investigate the learning of noun usage by nonverbal, severely and profoundly retarded children. Results indicated that most such subjects can learn appropriate skills and do so in a short period of time when this nonspeech response mode is employed.

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