A North Dakota Prevalence Study of Nonverbal School-Age Children A questionnaire was sent to all relevant agencies in North Dakota requesting information on children who are of school age and speak less than 15 recognizable words (see Appendix). The response rate was 100%. The prevalence rate for nonspeaking children in North Dakota is 15.25 per 10,000. Other relevant information ... Research Article
Research Article  |   October 01, 1988
A North Dakota Prevalence Study of Nonverbal School-Age Children
 
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  • Larry Burd is affiliated with the Child Evaluation and Treatment Program, Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital, the Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of North Dakota, School of Medicine, and The Center For Teaching and Learning, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202. Requests for reprints may be sent to the Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital, 1300 S. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, ND 58202. Kathy Hammes is at the University of North Dakota. Doris M. Bornhoeft is affiliated with the Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital, Grand Forks, ND. Wayne Fisher is in the Dept. of Psychology, Grafton State School, Grafton, ND.
    Larry Burd is affiliated with the Child Evaluation and Treatment Program, Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital, the Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of North Dakota, School of Medicine, and The Center For Teaching and Learning, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202. Requests for reprints may be sent to the Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital, 1300 S. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, ND 58202. Kathy Hammes is at the University of North Dakota. Doris M. Bornhoeft is affiliated with the Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital, Grand Forks, ND. Wayne Fisher is in the Dept. of Psychology, Grafton State School, Grafton, ND.×
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Research Article   |   October 01, 1988
A North Dakota Prevalence Study of Nonverbal School-Age Children
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1988, Vol. 19, 371-383. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1904.371
History: Received December 3, 1987 , Accepted March 28, 1988
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1988, Vol. 19, 371-383. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1904.371
History: Received December 3, 1987; Accepted March 28, 1988

A questionnaire was sent to all relevant agencies in North Dakota requesting information on children who are of school age and speak less than 15 recognizable words (see Appendix). The response rate was 100%. The prevalence rate for nonspeaking children in North Dakota is 15.25 per 10,000. Other relevant information from the study is presented.

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