Nico Arends

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Twenty profoundly deaf and 5 normal-hearing subjects produced 225 sustained vowels/a, i, u/at different pitch levels and 75 phonetically balanced sentences, while vocal fold vibration was recorded through an electrolaryngograph (ELG). The utterances recorded on audio tape were judged by 10 experienced listeners on general voice quality, breathiness,(More)
UNLABELLED Here, we summarise the current clinical knowledge on Ara h 6 sensitisation and clinical relevance of this sensitisation pattern using five illustrative clinical cases. The literature search yielded a total of 166 papers, and an additional relevant article was found by 'snowballing'. A total of ten articles were considered relevant for this(More)
This study evaluates the Visual Speech Apparatus (VSA) as a visual aid for speech training of hearing-impaired children. Its efficacy was tested during a whole school year in a comparative study using an experimental and control group of children in the age range of 4-7 years. The 22 children in the experimental group were trained using the VSA, whereas the(More)
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