This study assesses communication breakdowns in children with cochlear implants from oral and total communications backgrounds. More communication breakdowns occurred between the total communication child and the conversational partner than the oral communication child and the conversational partner. Both total and oral communication children used non-specific repair strategies.
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Speech Perception; Verbal Behavior; Speech Intelligibility; Cochlear Implants -- child
Wang, Angela C., "Communication breakdowns and repair strategies in oral communication and total communication children with cochlear implants" (1997). Independent Studies and Capstones. Paper 552. Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.