Programming Language for Severely Retarded Children This article describes methods of language programming for profoundly mentally retarded children that are based on linguistic principles. Examples of program contents are drawn from research reports and include cuing procedures, as well as progress from receptive through imitative behaviors, labeling responses, and grammatical sequencing. ... Research Article
Research Article  |   October 01, 1978
Programming Language for Severely Retarded Children
 
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  • Carol McCall Davis is director of speech-language pathology services for the Speech and Hearing Center, Learning Disabilities Clinic, and Educational Testing Services, Mobile, Alabama. Requests for reprints may be sent to her at 107 Bradford Avenue, Mobile, Alabama 36604.
    Carol McCall Davis is director of speech-language pathology services for the Speech and Hearing Center, Learning Disabilities Clinic, and Educational Testing Services, Mobile, Alabama. Requests for reprints may be sent to her at 107 Bradford Avenue, Mobile, Alabama 36604.×
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Research Article   |   October 01, 1978
Programming Language for Severely Retarded Children
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1978, Vol. 9, 213-219. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.0904.213
History: Received April 8, 1977 , Accepted March 21, 1978
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1978, Vol. 9, 213-219. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.0904.213
History: Received April 8, 1977; Accepted March 21, 1978

This article describes methods of language programming for profoundly mentally retarded children that are based on linguistic principles. Examples of program contents are drawn from research reports and include cuing procedures, as well as progress from receptive through imitative behaviors, labeling responses, and grammatical sequencing.

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