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Tangible Symbol Systems: Making the Right to Communicate a Reality for Individuals with Severe Disabilities

Appendix

Tangible Symbols Pretest
Part I

Student:  
Date:  
Tester:  


   
Aray of Symbols
(+ = referrent; - = distractor)
Type of Symbol (Level of Representation)
Referrent Items
+ - -
- + -
- - +
+-
-+
+
Distractors Used / Comments
Generic Line Drawing 1              
2              
3              
% correct        
Specific Line Drawing 1              
2              
3              
% correct        
Photograph 1              
2              
3              
% correct        
Symbol sharing only one or two features with referrent (e.g., size, shape, color, texture) 1              
2              
3              
% correct        
Partial or associated object (e.g., a wheel for a toy car) 1              
2              
3              
% correct        
Identical object 1              
2              
3              
% correct        

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