Nonvocal communication: performance evaluation.

D. R. Beukelman, K. M. Yorkston

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With the increasing number of communication options available to severely dysarthric individuals, there is a growing need to develop techniques for the evaluation of nonvocal communication performance. A data collection and analysis system was developed in order to assess the performance of 2 nonvocal communicators. Records of entire messages were obtained along with durational measures of communication partner receiving time for each message, identity of the communication partner and location.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)275
Number of pages1
JournalArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation

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