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Urwin, Cathy. 1984. Communication in infancy and the emergence of language in blind children. In Schiefelbusch, Richard L. and Joanne Pickar, eds. The acquisition of communicative competence. University Park Press. pp. 479–524.
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U. discusses implications of blindness for the development of preverbal skills and cognitive abilities, and for early language development. A longitudinal study is presented. Research recommendations are made.