Teaching Discriminative Use of an Encoding Electronic Communication Device and Signing Exact English to a Moderately Handicapped Child A 13-year-old communicatively and intellectually delayed male was taught to use discriminatively each of two previously acquired augmentative systems that consisted of signing and direct select letter encoding. Procedures used resulted in the use of signs with signers and direct select encoding with nonsigners. The learner's selection of the most ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1985
Teaching Discriminative Use of an Encoding Electronic Communication Device and Signing Exact English to a Moderately Handicapped Child
 
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  • Joe Reichle is currently affiliated with the Department of Communication Disorders, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Requests for reprints may be sent there. Mary Ward is currently affiliated with Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN.
    Joe Reichle is currently affiliated with the Department of Communication Disorders, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Requests for reprints may be sent there. Mary Ward is currently affiliated with Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1985
Teaching Discriminative Use of an Encoding Electronic Communication Device and Signing Exact English to a Moderately Handicapped Child
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1985, Vol. 16, 58-63. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1601.58
History: Received December 3, 1982 , Accepted August 26, 1983
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1985, Vol. 16, 58-63. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1601.58
History: Received December 3, 1982; Accepted August 26, 1983

A 13-year-old communicatively and intellectually delayed male was taught to use discriminatively each of two previously acquired augmentative systems that consisted of signing and direct select letter encoding. Procedures used resulted in the use of signs with signers and direct select encoding with nonsigners. The learner's selection of the most appropriate communication modality generalized to new persons and environments.

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