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|Fragile X Syndrome||
Fragile x syndrome is a genetic condition that causes a range of developmental problems including learning disabilities and cognitive impairment.
|Frameworks for Communication||
Frameworks for Communication is an approach based on encouraging parents to teach non-verbal communication skills such as pointing, before moving towards spoken language.
|Frankfurt Social Skills Training programme (KONTAKT)||
The Frankfurt Social Skills Training progamme (KONTAKT) is a social skills group for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.
|Full Language Approach||
The full language approach to teaching involves the use of full sentences, with simplified vocabulary and structure, alongside visual materials, and informally assessed understanding.
A functional analysis is a process designed to provoke a behaviour in order to test theories about why the behaviour is happening.
|Functional Communication Training||
Functional communication training is a behavioural strategy for teaching people to use signs or other techniques as substitutes for the 'messages' underlying their challenging behaviour.
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