Facilitated communication: Implications for individuals with autism

  title={Facilitated communication: Implications for individuals with autism},
  author={Douglas Biklen and Mary Winston Morton and Deborah T. Gold and Carol Berrigan and Sudha R. Swaminathan},
  journal={Topics in Language Disorders},
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