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aud 1996, 3(1): 41-43 Back to browse issues page
Tactile Aids
Mohtaramossadat Homayuni
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Tactile aids, which translate sound waves into vibrations that can be felt by the skin, have been used for decades by people with severe/profound hearing loss to enhance speech/language development and improve speechreading.The development of tactile aids dates from the efforts of Goults and his co-workers in the 1920s Although The power supply was too voluminous and it was difficult to carry specially by children,  it was too huge and heavy to be carried outside the laboratories and its application was restricted to the experimental usage. Nowadays great advances have been performed in producing this instrument and its numerous models is available in markets around the world.

Keywords: Tactile aids, vocabulary learning, speech perception
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Accepted: 2013/09/28 | Published: 2017/11/5
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Volume 3, Issue 1 (3 1996) Back to browse issues page
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