Navigation Links
Photos: Apple's iPhone Finds New Use in Treating Stuttering at Hollins Communications Research Institute
Date:1/21/2009

Roll-out Scheduled for Week of January 26, 2009

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI - www.stuttering.org), a leading center for stuttering research and treatment innovation, have just completed successful trials using Apple's iPhone as a stuttering therapy tool to enhance the transfer of new fluency skills from the clinical setting into real-life situations.

To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/hcri/36719/

The iPhone device was programmed at HCRI with a sophisticated voice monitoring system that evaluates and scores speech behaviors taught during stuttering therapy. When clients use the device during training in outside situations, such as in a shopping mall, restaurant or business setting, fluency measurements for each utterance are displayed on the iPhone screen. Having this data immediately available to stuttering therapy program participants makes speech practice more effective and helps improve the speed with which fluency results are achieved.

In addition, the iPhone records every speech sample in an onboard file for later transmission to HCRI. This information enables the institute's therapists to provide more detailed and precise training to clients, as they learn to apply new speech capabilities in everyday situations.

The iPhone has exceeded expectations during trials with stuttering therapy participants, according to HCRI Founder and President Ronald L. Webster, Ph.D. Client scores in outside trials were similar to those made in the clinical environment, indicating that quality transfer of fluency skills was being attained.

"Our clients no
'/>"/>

SOURCE Hollins Communications Research Institute
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Photos: Opalescence Treswhite Supreme Adds Glimmer to Twilight Film Actors Smile
2. Photos: Despite Widespread Awareness, Most Women Still Dont Feel at Risk for Cervical Cancer
3. Photos: Bring Back the Bread in Your Diet With Arnold(R) Select(TM) Sandwich Thins(TM) and Bakery Light(TM) Breads
4. Photos: TV Soap Opera Veteran Speaks Out to Lead Charge to Cure Digestive Diseases
5. Photos: Arthritis Foundation Launches Nationwide Movement Encouraging People to Move to Prevent and Treat Arthritis
6. Photos: Ifrenel s.a. Acne Skin Therapy Offers a Revolutionary New Solution For Fighting Problem Skin
7. Photos: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Issues No Objection Letter to GRAS Status of Rebaudioside A
8. Photos: Changing Behavior, One Woman at a Time
9. Photos: Hotel Casa del Mar Offers New Wellness Your Way Program
10. Photos: Heads Up, Parents: Get to the Bottom of Winter Diaper Rash
11. Photos: Nevadas Saint Marys Regional Medical Center Raises $1.3 Million During Centennial Soiree
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers trendy dresses ... it lead the wedding dress industry into the future. Today, ... the global market. , “The CEO of VogueQueen is uniquely ... continuing the goal of operational excellence and giving back to ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... AngelWeddingDress, the premier women’s dress supplier, has recently ... View website of AngelWeddingDress.com to find more details. ... online for a bridal party. AngelWeddingDress offers a variety ... Its maternity wedding dresses are specially designed for 2015. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... York (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Thousand ... Fresenius Medical Care recalled its GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis ... litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, ... January 20th, the Court has remanded a case filed ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Joan ... and keynote speaker at the upcoming 32nd Annual ... ACCME-accredited Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) , shares ... would have gone undetected if she had not followed ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 IsoComforter, Inc. has introduced the ... patented IsoTube design to treat specific body parts and muscle ... progressive and easy to use patented cold therapy machine with ... related orthopedic and muscle injuries. IsoComforter has become the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:VogueQueen Unveils New Designs of Prom Dresses for 2015 2Health News:AngelWeddingDress Has Recently Released Its Collection Of 2015 Maternity Wedding Dresses 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 2Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 3Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 4Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 5Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 6Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2
... Orderly Sale and Disposition of Hospital Assets,Patient Care to ... 24 Hospital Partners of America,("HPA" or "the Company") ... voluntary petitions of reorganization under Chapter 11,of the U.S. ... of,any of the hospitals in the HPA system, which ...
... LLC, founded,by Dr. Debbie Badawi, is an independent ... is focused on strengthening, empowering, and,rejuvenating families., ... 14-plus,years working with families, and my educational and ... unique needs," said Dr. Badawi.,"PeopleClick provides parents and ...
... be Bestowed , ... Nashville, TN (Vocus) September 24, ... academic year on Monday, September 29 at 9 a.m. with an ... Convocation. The first two non African-American graduates of Meharry will ...
... giant leaps for mankind through thousands of NASA innovations.,The ... industry businesses and advocacy groups, announced today the release ... Jr., who was the first African American to walk ... payload commander on two Space Shuttle flights. Dr. Harris ...
... Sept. 24 In response to,"Caffeinated Energy Drinks ... published,in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, the ... "It,s unfortunate that the authors of this article ... a rhetorical attack when the facts of,their review ...
... and Elizabeth Medical Center, CHICAGO, Sept. 23 ... 2233 W. Division Street, is offering a,Coronary Calcium CT ... months,of October and November. A $500 value, this screening ... CT scanner, an,electrocardiogram and measurement of blood pressure, glucose ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Corporate Parent Hospital Partners of America Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition; Filings do not Include any Hospital Facilities 2Health News:PeopleClick, LLC Provides Cutting-Edge Servicing to Parents and Families 2Health News:First Two Non African-American Graduates of Meharry Medical College to Receive Awards at 2008 Fall Convocation 2Health News:First Two Non African-American Graduates of Meharry Medical College to Receive Awards at 2008 Fall Convocation 3Health News:First Two Non African-American Graduates of Meharry Medical College to Receive Awards at 2008 Fall Convocation 4Health News:Advancing Medical Technology from Space 2Health News:American Beverage Association Statement on Caffeinated Energy Drinks 2Health News:Heart CT Scan Helps Find Coronary Artery Disease 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015 For the pharmaceutical industry, marketplace success ... payers. Likewise, the importance of the managed markets function - ... to grow as payer formularies and provider networks play an ... At the same time, managed markets leaders must continually identify ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015  The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) released a public ... and a new study analyzing the impact of increased cost sharing ... coalition working to educate policy makers and the public on the ... focused on how the Iowa healthcare exchange ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... DUBLIN , Jan. 23, 2015  Immune Therapeutics, Inc. ... Biotechnology, Inc. for the compounding, packaging and distributing of its ... the United States . ... of compounding naltrexone tablets in various strengths for individual patients ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:As Payer Influence Rises, Pharmaceutical Companies work to Optimize the Managed Markets Function 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 3Immune Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Agreement with KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. 2Immune Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Agreement with KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. 3Immune Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Agreement with KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. 4
... recent study conducted by oculoplastic surgeon Charles Soparkar, ... a patent-pending formulation of zinc and phytase (trademarked ... oral administration for 4 days prior to a ... duration in 41 of 44 patients tested (93%). ...
... ABT ) announced today it has received approval from the U.S. ... e HBV assay for measuring viral load or the amount of ... first and only approved test capable of automating HBV viral load ... Abbott RealTi m e HBV assay, based on real-time PCR (polymerase ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Proprietary Zinc/Phytase Formulation Improved Botulinum Toxin A Results 2Abbott Receives FDA Approval for First Automated Molecular Test for Assessing Hepatitis B Treatment 2Abbott Receives FDA Approval for First Automated Molecular Test for Assessing Hepatitis B Treatment 3Abbott Receives FDA Approval for First Automated Molecular Test for Assessing Hepatitis B Treatment 4
Inquire...
... Designed for the scientist who wants ... the TE2000E2 is a high precision Z-focus ... This makes it possible to expand ... sources and image outputs. A five-way ...
... the most advanced motorized inverted microscope from ... optical design provides 9 access ports for ... four ports can have simultaneous access to ... Z-axis drive, 6-position nosepiece and light path ...
... exceptional performance for diverse applications ... unrivaled fluorescence imaging capabilities equal ... Developed for the highest fluorescence ... first-class optical illumination systems for ...
Medicine Products: