The Pocket Speech Aid

  • D. Keating
  • D. C. Smith
  • A. L. Evans
  • D. J. Wyper
  • E. Cunningham
Rehabilitation Engineering

Abstract

A rapid-access but limited vocabulary communication aid for the nonvocal and speech impaired is useful in some well defined situations. The design and construction of such a device is described. Three distinct situations have been identified where an aid is essential and an initial evaluation has shown the Pocket Speech Aid to be very successful.

Keywords

Communication aid Non-vocal Speech therapy 

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© IFMBE 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Keating
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. C. Smith
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. L. Evans
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. J. Wyper
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Cunningham
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Clinical Physics & Bio-EngineeringWest of Scotland Health BoardsGlasgowUK
  2. 2.Southern General HospitalGlasgowUK

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