The Nonverbal Child: Some Clinical Guidelines This article describes some principles and procedures related to language training for nonverbal children. Reinforcement theory is discussed and illustrative cases are presented. Emphasis is on the application of an experimental approach to the modification of language behavior. The role of recent research in language acquisition as well as the ... Forum
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The Nonverbal Child: Some Clinical Guidelines
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, February 1973, Vol. 38, 59-72. doi:10.1044/jshd.3801.59
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, February 1973, Vol. 38, 59-72. doi:10.1044/jshd.3801.59

This article describes some principles and procedures related to language training for nonverbal children. Reinforcement theory is discussed and illustrative cases are presented. Emphasis is on the application of an experimental approach to the modification of language behavior. The role of recent research in language acquisition as well as the relationship of the language training to the social environment is questioned and discussed.

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