A Language Training Program for Nonverbal Autistic Children This paper describes a nonspeech language training program for nonverbal autistic children. The two children who completed the program were able to respond differentially to a limited number of social transactions by placing the appropriate plywood word symbols to describe the events on a slant tray. Interexperimenter and intersetting generalization ... Forum
Forum  |   May 01, 1974
A Language Training Program for Nonverbal Autistic Children
 
Author Notes
Article Information
Forum   |   May 01, 1974
A Language Training Program for Nonverbal Autistic Children
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1974, Vol. 39, 186-193. doi:10.1044/jshd.3902.186
History: Received September 19, 1973 , Accepted October 17, 1973
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1974, Vol. 39, 186-193. doi:10.1044/jshd.3902.186
History: Received September 19, 1973; Accepted October 17, 1973

This paper describes a nonspeech language training program for nonverbal autistic children. The two children who completed the program were able to respond differentially to a limited number of social transactions by placing the appropriate plywood word symbols to describe the events on a slant tray. Interexperimenter and intersetting generalization were demonstrated, as was retention of the trained responses.

Order a Subscription
Pay Per View
Entire Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders content & archive
24-hour access
This Article
24-hour access