Exploring the Importance of Emotional Competence in Children With Complex Communication Needs Research has shown that children with significant language impairments lag behind their typically developing peers in communicative and emotional competence. This article explores the importance of emotional competence in children with complex communication needs (CCN) and provides tools and strategies for individuals working with children with CCN. ... Article
Article  |   September 01, 2009
Exploring the Importance of Emotional Competence in Children With Complex Communication Needs
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Sarah W. Blackstone
    Augmentative Communication, Inc., Monterey, CA
  • David P. Wilkins
    Language and Linguistics ConsultingSydney, NSW, Australia
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Article   |   September 01, 2009
Exploring the Importance of Emotional Competence in Children With Complex Communication Needs
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, September 2009, Vol. 18, 78-87. doi:10.1044/aac18.3.78
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, September 2009, Vol. 18, 78-87. doi:10.1044/aac18.3.78
Abstract

Research has shown that children with significant language impairments lag behind their typically developing peers in communicative and emotional competence. This article explores the importance of emotional competence in children with complex communication needs (CCN) and provides tools and strategies for individuals working with children with CCN.

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