Teaching expressive and receptive language to students with moderate and severe handicaps
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Published by PRO-ED in Austin, Texas .
Written in English


  • Children with disabilities -- Education.,
  • Language arts -- Study and teaching,
  • Verbal learning.,
  • Behavior modification.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementprepared by Linda Makohon, H.D. Bud Fredericks, and the staff of the Teaching Research Infant and Child Center ; contributors, Valerie Aschbacher ... [et al.].
ContributionsFredericks, H. D. Bud., Teaching Research Infant and Child Center.
LC ClassificationsLC4028 .M35 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3023261M
ISBN 100936104686
LC Control Number85003522

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