Perception of sentences, words, and speech features by profoundly hearing-impaired children using a multichannel electrotactile speech processor.

@article{Cowan1990PerceptionOS,
  title={Perception of sentences, words, and speech features by profoundly hearing-impaired children using a multichannel electrotactile speech processor.},
  author={Robert Cowan and Peter J. Blamey and Karyn Louise Galvin and Julia Sarant and J. I. Alcantara and Graeme M. Clark},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={1990},
  volume={88 3},
  pages={1374-84}
}
Fourteen prelinguistically profoundly hearing-impaired children were fitted with the multichannel electrotactile speech processor (Tickle Talker) developed by Cochlear Pty. Ltd. and the University of Melbourne. Each child participated in an ongoing training and evaluation program, which included measures of speech perception and production. Results of speech perception testing demonstrate clear benefits for children fitted with the device. Thresholds for detection of pure tones were lower for… CONTINUE READING

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