Training Parents of Learning Disabled Children in Facilitative Communicative Skills

Hetrick, Ethel W.
April 1979
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Apr1979, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p275
Academic Journal
Comments on the challenges in teaching parents to participate in special programs for developing the communication skills of learning disabled children. Description of the training method involved; Effectiveness of the parental involvement.


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