Vocsyl

Joshua Hailpern, Karrie Karahalios, Laura DeThorne, Jim Halle
2010 Proceedings of the 12th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility - ASSETS '10  
Communication disorders occur across the lifespan and encompass a wide range of conditions that interfere with individuals' abilities to hear (e.g., hearing loss), speak (e.g., voice disorders; motor speech disorders), and/or use language (e.g., specific language impairment; aphasia) to meet their communication needs. Such disorders often compromise the social, recreational, emotional, educational, and vocational aspects of an individual's life. This research examines the development and
more » ... ntation of new software that facilitates multi-syllabic speech production in children with autism and speech delays. The VocSyl software package utilizes a suite of audio visualizations that represent a myriad of audio features in abstract representations. The goal of these visualizations is to provide children with language impairments a new persistent modality in which to experience and practice speech-language skills.
doi:10.1145/1878803.1878879 dblp:conf/assets/HailpernKDH10 fatcat:gup5oqnrubhephqfb2ie3fgjdu