On Talking to Severely Neurologically Handicapped Children

Lettick, Amy L.
January 1974
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jan1974, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p8
Academic Journal
Neurologically impaired children require consciously and thoughtfully tailored speech on the part of those conversing with them. Awareness of the need for "stripped-down" speech, consistent use of terms, allowance for time lag between reception and response, etc. can improve chances of success in communication between the child and those dealing with him.


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