Table of Contents
ISRN Otolaryngology
Volume 2013, Article ID 394604, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/394604
Research Article

Laryngeal Aerodynamics in Children with Hearing Impairment versus Age and Height Matched Normal Hearing Peers

1AYJNIHH, ERC, Kolkata 700090, India
2Department of Speech Language Pathology, AYJNIHH, ERC, BT Road, Bon Hooghly, Kolkata 700090, India

Received 6 June 2013; Accepted 1 July 2013

Academic Editors: G. G. Ferri and D. Thurnher

Copyright © 2013 Barshapriya Das et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. C. H. Chouard, “Changes on the speaking fundamental frequencyafter cochlear implantation,” Annales d'Otolaryngologie et de Chirurgie Cervico-faciale, vol. 105, no. 4, pp. 249–252, 1988. View at Google Scholar
  2. K. I. Kirk and C. Hill-Brown, “Speech and language results in children with a cochlear implant,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 6, no. 3, supplement, pp. 36S–47S, 1985. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. W. H. Manning, J. N. Moore, M. J. Dunham, F. L. Lu, and E. Domico, “Vowel production in a prelinguistic child following cochlear implantation,” Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 16–21, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. Szkielkowska, B. Maniecka-Aleksandrowicz, and J. Dolecki, “Voice rehabilitation in children post cochlear implantation,” Central and East European Journal of Oto-Rino-Laryngology Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 1, no. 14, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  5. A. Szkielkowska, J. Ratynska, H. Skarzynski, and T. Michalak, “Acoustic structure of the voice in children considered for partial deafness treatment,” Journal of Hearing Science, no. 2, pp. 75–80, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  6. M. P. Mavilya, “Spontaneous vocalization and babbling in hearing impaired infants,” in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Speech Communication Abilities and Profound Deafness, G. Fant, Ed., A. G. Bell Association, Washington, DC, USA, 1968. View at Google Scholar
  7. P. H. Quanjer, M. D. Lebowitz, I. Gregg, M. R. Miller, and O. F. Pedersen, “Peak expiratory flow: conclusions and recommendations of a working party of the European respiratory society,” European Respiratory Journal, vol. 10, no. 24, pp. 2–8, 1985. View at Google Scholar
  8. L. L. Forner and T. J. Hixon, “Respiratory kinematics in profoundly hearing impaired speakers,” Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 373–408, 1977. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. C. Sapienza and B. Hoffman-Ruddy, Voice Disorders, Plural Publishing, San Diego, Calif, USA, 2009.
  10. R. L. Whitehead and S. M. Barefoot, “Airflow characteristics of fricative consonants produced by normally hearing and hearing-impaired speakers,” Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 185–194, 1983. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. R. L. Whitehead, “Some respiratory and aerodynamic patterns in the speech of the hearing impaired,” in Speech of the Hearing Impaired: Research, Training and Personnel Preparation, I. Hochberg, H. Levitt, and M. J. Osberger, Eds., pp. 97–116, University Park Press, Baltimore, Md, USA, 1983. View at Google Scholar
  12. J. Stemple, B. Weinrich, and S. B. Brehm, Phonatory Aerodynamic System: A Clinical Manual, KayPentax, Lincoln Park, NJ, USA, 2008.
  13. K. Treole and M. D. Trudeau, “Changes in sustained production tasks among women with bilateral vocal nodules before and after voice therapy,” Journal of Voice, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 462–469, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. P. Schmidt, F. Klingholz, and F. Martin, “Influence of pitch, voice sound pressure, and vowel quality on the maximum phonation time,” Journal of Voice, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 245–249, 1988. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. R. B. Monsen, A. M. Engebretson, and N. R. Vemula, “Some effects of deafness on the generation of voice,” Journal of Acoustic Society of America, vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 1680–1690, 1978. View at Google Scholar
  16. D. Metz, R. Whitehead, and J. Mahshie, “Physiological correlates of the speech of the deaf,” in Deafness and Communication: Assessment and Training, D. Sims, Ed., Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, Md, USA, 1982. View at Google Scholar
  17. N. S. McGarr and A. Löfqvist, “Obstruent production by hearing-impaired speakers: interarticulator timing and acoustics,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 34–42, 1982. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. D. E. Metz, R. L. Whitehead, and B. H. Whitehead, “Mechanics of vocal fold vibration and laryngeal articulatory gestures produced by hearing-impaired speakers,” Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 62–69, 1984. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. M. B. Higgins, A. E. Carney, and L. Schulte, “Physiological assessment of speech and voice production of adults with hearing loss,” Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 510–521, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus