Communication with Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Psychiatric Disabilities : A Summary of the Literature

@inproceedings{Schalick2012CommunicationWI,
  title={Communication with Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Psychiatric Disabilities : A Summary of the Literature},
  author={Walton O. Schalick and Christian van Stolk RAND Europe Westbrook and Brittany M. Young},
  year={2012}
}
Governmental agencies serve individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) and Psychiatric Disabilities (PD) and must consequently communicate with these individuals at multiple points, from interviews with claims representatives to written notices sent to applicants and beneficiaries about highly complex material. We review the social scientific, survey research-based, cognitive testing-based and other relevant literatures regarding effective communication with these individuals. Given the… CONTINUE READING

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