Sandra May

Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Mentally Handicapped)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Gabrielle Kowalski, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Children with mental disabilities--Education (Elementary); Reading (Elementary)


The purpose of this review of research is to investigate methods and techniques of language training for the young language-delayed, low-functioning mentally handicapped child. By reviewing the research and presenting the findings regarding language training, the writer will attempt to present information regarding various language programs which teachers could utilize in implementing appropriate language training for the language-delayed mentally handicapped child in the classroom. The writer will review approaches to and methods and techniques of stimulating and developing language in the language-delayed, trainable mentally handicapped child.


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