Choice and preference assessment research with people with severe to profound developmental disabilities: a review of the literature.

@article{Cannella2005ChoiceAP,
  title={Choice and preference assessment research with people with severe to profound developmental disabilities: a review of the literature.},
  author={Helen I Cannella and Mark F. O'Reilly and Giulio E. Lancioni},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={
          1-15
        }
}

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