Speech and Language Technology for Disabled Persons

Stockholm, Sweden
May 31 - June 2, 1993

The Impact of Technology on Speech Rehabilitation

Harry Levitt

Center for Research in Speech and Hearing Sciences, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA

The impact of technology on speech rehabilitation is examined from an historical perspective. The electronic era brought with it a prolific number of developments. Many of the devices developed during this period were initially designed as speech-reception aids but proved to be more successful as aids for speech production. The computer era brought with it not only significant advances in speech rehabilitation technology but, more importantly, it has changed our way of thinking about the rehabilitation process.

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Bibliographic reference.  Levitt, Harry (1993): "The impact of technology on speech rehabilitation", In SLTDP-93, 125-128.