Why Alaryngeal Speech Has a Reduced Level of Intelligibility and How It Can Be Maximized
AbstractTreatment protocol for carcinoma of the larynx often involves total laryngectomy, the surgical removal of the larynx. Laryngectomees can achieve voice restoration using the following alaryngeal speech methods: esophageal, electrolaryngeal, pneumatic device, and tracheosophageal speech. This poster investigates the best methods to maximize intelligibility in individuals who use alaryngeal speech.
DescriptionSenior capstone poster, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, SUNY Plattsburgh
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