Interaction of Speech Coders and Atypical Speech I: Effects on Speech Intelligibility
- Interaction of Speech Coders and Atypical Speech II: Effects on Speech Quality. Jamieson, Donald G.; Parsa, Vijay; Price, Moneca C.; Till, James // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2002, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p689
We investigated how standard speech coders, currently used in modern communication systems, affect the quality of the speech of persons who have common speech and voice disorders. Three standardized speech coders (GSM 6.10 RPE-LTP, FS1016 CELP, and FS1015 LPC) and two speech coders based on...
- Functional Analysis and Treatment of Inappropriate Vocalizations Using a Speech-Generating Device for a Child With Autism. Franco, Jessica H.; Lang, Russell L.; O'Reilly, Mark F.; Chan, Jeffrey M.; Sigafoos, Jeff; Rispoli, Mandy // Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities;Sep2009, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p146
The purpose of this study was to extend the research on functional communication training by examining the use of a speech-generating device (SGD) for a 7-year-old child with autism and no spoken language who demonstrated inappropriate vocalizations that served multiple functions. An analog...
- Egupt: Four Decades of Voice Research and Clinical Application. Kotby, M. Nasser // ASHA Leader;5/23/2006, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p30
The article discusses the research and clinical aspect of voice and communication disorders in Egypt. The Ain Shams group started the research in vocology in 1965, focusing on the action and function of the small internal laryngeal muscles using the tool laryngeal electromyography, with a...
- Validation and cultural modification of Arabic voice handicap index. Malki, Khalid H.; Mesallam, Tamer A.; Farahat, Mohamed; Bukhari, Manal; Murry, Thomas // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Nov2010, Vol. 267 Issue 11, p1743
The voice handicap index (VHI) is one of the most widely used instruments for measuring a patient's self-assessment of voice severity. In some ways, it reflects the patient's quality of life. Although it has been recognized and widely applied to populations in European countries and to English...
- Acupuncture for adductor spasmodic dysphonia (n=10). // Acupuncture in Medicine;Mar2004, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p51
Examines the effects of acupuncture treatment protocol on the voice disorder of subjects with adductor spasmodic dysphonia. Evaluation of voice characteristics; Occurrence of significant pre-treatment and post-treatment differences for some Motor Speech Profile measures; Improvements in voice...
- Self-Assessment of Dysphonia. Gardner, Kristen // ASHA Leader;06/12/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p16
Describes a tool developed for the assessment of the impact of dysphonia on the quality of life. Contents of the evaluation tool; Findings of a clinical trial on the evaluation tool.
- A Voice On Pause ... ALEXANDER, CHARLES // Between the Lines (10807551);3/28/2013, Issue 2113, p9
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of losing his voice.
- Acoustic Variations in Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia as a Function of Speech Task. Sapienza, Christine M.; Walton, Suzanne; Murry, Thomas // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb1999, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p127
Identifies, through acoustic analysis, abnormal phonatory events associated with Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia (ADSD). Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Personality Traits and Psychological Factors in Voice Pathology: A Foundation for Future Research. Roy, Nelson; Bless, Diane M. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2000, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p737
It has been argued that personality, emotions, and psychological problems contribute to or are primary causes of voice disorders and that voice disorders in turn create psychological problems and personality effects. This article (a) briefly reviews the literature surrounding the role of...