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Early Communication Tutorial - Function or Intent of Communication
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Critical Components

Function or Intent of Communication

What is the purpose? Is it to share information, direct another's attention, request something, ask or answer a question? There has to be a reason "why" we communicate and why children communicate with us.

Early functions or intent includes:

Later developing functions are:

Hill, C., Stremel, K. & Schutz, R.
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