10Further Reading Clark P (1988) Adapting signs for deaf-blind children. Talking Sense 34(1):16-17.

Dean L & Aitken S

(1986) Functional communication in blind multiply impaired children. In British Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness Spring Vol. IV(1):I-I I

Evans J

(1985) Total communication and handicapped children. In Talking Sense 31 (22:

11There are useful schedules for assessing functional communication in learners who are multiply disabled. These include:

Coupe J

et al (1983) Affective Communication Assessment. Hester Adrian Research Centre, Manchester.

Kiernan C & Reid B

(1987) Pre-Verbal Communication Schedule. N.F.E.R. - Nelson. Both of the above can be used to complement each other.

van der Caag A

(1988) The communication assessment profile for adults with a mental handicap. (CASP)Speech Pro files Ltd, London.