Year of Award
Master of Science (MS)
College of Education & Allied Health
Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
Marie Damien Adams
speech, sign, system, Missouri, State Schools, handicapped, non-verbal, ASHA, language, therapists, manual
The purpose of this paper is to determine the status of alternate communication in the Missouri State Schools for the Severely Handicapped. This paper will examine the relationship between the speech therapist's background and training and the type and frequency of the alternate communication systems used by means of a survey of the speech therapists employed by the Missouri State Schools for the Severely Handicapped.
Cannon, Loretta F., "A Survey of Alternate Communication Methods Used by Speech and Language Pathologists with Severely Retarded Children" (1982). Theses, Dissertations, and Capstone Projects. 22.
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