The implications of the Tadoma method of speechreading for spoken language processing

  title={The implications of the Tadoma method of speechreading for spoken language processing},
  author={Charlotte M. Reed},
  journal={Proceeding of Fourth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing. ICSLP '96},
  pages={1489-1492 vol.3}
  • C. Reed
  • Published 3 October 1996
  • Psychology
  • Proceeding of Fourth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing. ICSLP '96
Strong support of the capacity of touch as a communicative sense is provided by the Tadoma method of communication. Through this method, individuals who are deaf-blind have been able to acquire a full range of spoken language abilities. In the Tadoma method, direct contact is made between the hand of the deaf-blind receiver and the face of a talker to monitor the various articulatory actions that occur during speech. Studies conducted with a group of experienced deaf-blind practitioners of… 

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