Studies show that children with ADD are at risk for articulation disorders, which affect their ability to produce letter sounds appropriate for their age.
Beyond that, they also commonly have differences in fluency and vocal quality when speaking.
Once the message reaches its destination, signals are converted back into letters that appear on the display screen on the end of the deaf or hearing impaired user.
There are several types of telephone amplifiers available that all work to amplify the sound of the recipient when talking on the telephone.
The report reviews the research background that supports the ASHA position statement on Childhood Apraxia of Speech (2007).
The Committee thanks Sharon Gretz, Heather Lohmeier, Rob Mullen, and Alison Scheer-Cohen, as well as the many select and widespread peer reviewers who provided insightful comments on drafts of this report.
The goal of this technical report on childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) was to assemble information about this challenging disorder that would be useful for caregivers, speech-language pathologists, and a variety of other health care professionals. To address these four questions, the Committee undertook a review of the scientific foundations of CAS and trends in professional practice.
Deaf people and people who suffer from any amount of hearing loss can make phone conversations easier with the use of a hearing impaired phone.
Use this deaf education guide to learn more about hearing impaired phones for the deaf community.