Portland State University. Department of Speech Communication
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech: Emphasis in Speech Pathology/Audiology
1 online resource (86 p.)
Intelligibility of speech, Deaf children -- Language, Hearing aids
This investigation was conducted to determine whether the removal of hearing aids from these children for eighteen hours (+ 1/2 hour and including sleep time) would result in reduced speech intelligibility as perceived by a panel of listening judges who were unfamiliar with the speech of the deaf.
Henry, James Allen, "A comparison of the expressive speech of profoundly hearing-impaired children : "hearing aids on" versus "hearing aids off"" (1987). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3714.