Computer speech-based training of literacy skills in neurologically impaired children: a controlled evaluation.

@article{Lovett1994ComputerST,
  title={Computer speech-based training of literacy skills in neurologically impaired children: a controlled evaluation.},
  author={Maureen W. Lovett and R. Barron and Jaime E. Forbes and B Cuksts and Konrad Steinbach},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={1994},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={117-54}
}
Twenty-two reading-disabled children were randomly assigned to one of four training conditions to evaluate the effectiveness of a computer speech-based system for training literacy skills. The sample included 17 children with significant neurological impairment of various etiologies (including spina bifida and hydrocephalus, seizure disorder, brain tumors, cerebral palsy, and head injury) and five developmental dyslexics. The training employed a "talking" computer system that provides… CONTINUE READING

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