CONVERSATION AIDS FOR NONVOCAL PHYSICALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS.

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Abstract

This chapter describes the fundamental design principles for conversation aids for persons who are unable to speak. They may also be severely physically impaired. Examples are included of both currently used and experimental devices. The first sections deal with aids for the manipulatively impaired while the last two sections describe voice rehabilitation and restoration devices and techniques. Subjects covered include design considerations for conversation aids, direct selection aids, scanning aids, biofeedback in communicative disorders, and artificial larynx.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationElectron Devices for Rehabil
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons (Med Instrum and Clin Eng Ser)
Pages231-261
Number of pages31
ISBN (Print)0471808989
StatePublished - Dec 1 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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