Communication is the essence of life. Simple, everyday communication is taken for granted by most people. People communicate for a range of reasons: from expressing their needs and wants to engaging in social closeness. Communication can be achieved a myriad of ways, but spoken communication remains the natural medium for interactive communication. Interactive communication using speech also relies on the ability to hearany restriction of either channel will have a negative impact on an individual’s ability to interact.
|Title of host publication||The Universal Access Handbook|
|Place of Publication||Boca Raton, FL|
|Number of pages||12|
|ISBN (Print)||9781138111899 (pbk), 9780805862805 (hbk)|
|Publication status||Published - 13 Jun 2009|