Vocabulary use during extended conversations by two cohorts of older adults

Sheela Stuart, David R. Beukelman, Julia King

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to identify the vocabulary use patterns of 65- to 74-year-old and 75- to 85-year-old adults. Communication samples of routine conversations were collected from 10 individuals (5 men and 5 women) for each age cohort using voice-activated portable audiotape recorders. Analysis for frequency and commonality of word use was completed using custom computer software and are reported in extensive appendices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-47
Number of pages8
JournalAAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Volume13
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1997

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Keywords

  • Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)
  • Communication
  • Vocabulary

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  • Rehabilitation
  • Speech and Hearing

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Vocabulary use during extended conversations by two cohorts of older adults. / Stuart, Sheela; Beukelman, David R.; King, Julia.

In: AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Vol. 13, No. 1, 03.1997, p. 40-47.

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Stuart, Sheela ; Beukelman, David R. ; King, Julia. / Vocabulary use during extended conversations by two cohorts of older adults. In: AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication. 1997 ; Vol. 13, No. 1. pp. 40-47.
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