Intentional communication and graphic symbol use by students with severe intellectual disability

Jennifer Stephenson*, Ken Linfoot

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Communicative intent is an important construct in pragmatic theory that is based, in part, on the study of language acquisition among normally developing children. This article discusses communicative intent in persons with severe intellectual disability in the context of intervention studies reporting the acquisition of graphic symbol use.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-165
Number of pages19
JournalInternational Journal of Disability, Development and Education
Volume43
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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