The communication needs of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities

5 May 2015
Volume 16, Issue 2

The communication options used by people with PMLD are often varied in appearance, personalised and situation-specific.


In our first article we discussed the communication needs of deaf people and how we might adapt our practice when working with them (Karas and Laud 2014). In this second article we will look at the communication needs of people who have a profound and multiple learning disability (PMLD). 

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