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Communication Aids for Disabled MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Communication Aids for Disabled
Tree Number(s)
E07.796.250
Unique ID
D003143
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003143
Scope Note
Equipment that provides mentally or physically disabled persons with a means of communication. The aids include display boards, typewriters, cathode ray tubes, computers, and speech synthesizers. The output of such aids includes written words, artificial speech, language signs, Morse code, and pictures.
Entry Term(s)
Augmentative and Alternative Communications Systems
Communication Aids for Handicapped
Communication Boards
Speech Synthesizers
TDD
TTY Telephone
Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf
Text Telecommunication
Text Telecommunication Devices
Text Telephone
Previous Indexing
Communication (1966-1979)
Nonverbal Communication (1970-1979)
See Also
Speech Recognition Software
Public MeSH Note
93; was COMMUNICATION AIDS FOR HANDICAPPED 1980-92 (see under SELF-HELP DEVICES 1980-90)
Online Note
use COMMUNICATION AIDS FOR DISABLED to search COMMUNICATION AIDS FOR HANDICAPPED 1980-92
History Note
93; was COMMUNICATION AIDS FOR HANDICAPPED 1980-92 (see under SELF-HELP DEVICES 1980-90)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/04/11
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Communication Aids for Disabled Preferred
Text Telecommunication Devices Narrower
Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf Narrower
Communication Boards Narrower
Speech Synthesizers Narrower
Text Telecommunication Related
Augmentative and Alternative Communications Systems Related
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