Computerized Symbol Processors for Individuals with Severe Communication Disabilities
Journal of Special Education Technology Volume 8, Number 3, ISSN 0162-6434
The study evaluated the feasibility of using two commonly available peripheral devices (Apple Graphics Tablet and Power Pad) and specially developed software to help 12 moderately and severely retarded individuals to use written communication (Rebus symbols). Students learned the symbol processing system and used it effectively for personal communication. (Author/DB)
Osguthorpe, R.T. & Chang, L.L. (1987). Computerized Symbol Processors for Individuals with Severe Communication Disabilities. Journal of Special Education Technology, 8(3), 43-54.