National Cued Speech Association

Visual Speech Reception

CS users have nearly-perfect reception of everyday connected speech materials. Audio-visual integration models suggest that CS users may be able to receive up to 80% of consonant-vowel syllables with automatic cues from current speech recognition computer programs.
  • Uchanski, R.M., Delhorne, L.A., Dix, A.K., Reed, C.M., Braida, L.D., and Durlach, N.I. (1994) "Automatic Speech Recognition to Aid the Hearing Impaired: Current Prospects for the Automatic Generation of Cued Speech." Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 31, pp. 20-41.
CS is clearly and accurately readable, without sound, by deaf students with several years of CS experience.
  • Nicholls, G. (1979) "Cued Speech and the Reception of Spoken Language." Master's thesis, McGill University, Montreal. (Available from NCSA/Cued Speech Discovery bookstore.)
  • Nicholls, G. & Ling, D. (1982) "Cued Speech and the Reception of Spoken Language." Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 25, 262-269.
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