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    Basic Stats for These Cases
    Cases Mean SD Range
    80 1.72wpm 1.68 0.15 to 12.94

    The histogram below shows the distribution of text entry rate across these 80 cases. Click on a datapoint to view the abstract for its study.

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    This section displays a variety of views of the retrieved data, including how text entry rate varies with interface, diagnosis, or body site, where applicable. Note: These graphs combine data from the individual cases and groups, so they reflect all of the retrieved data.

    Text Entry Rate by Interface. Shows average for each interface in the retrieved dataset.

    Text Entry Rate by Diagnosis. Shows average for each diagnosis in the retrieved dataset.

    Text Entry Rate by Body Site. Shows average for each body site in the retrieved dataset.

  • Individual Data. Each row is a case for a single subject in the dataset.

    Study Subject Age Gender Diagnosis Interface Body site Word prediction? TER (wpm)
    Koester 2017 186 30 F acquired_brain_injury_other scan_OSK head Y 4.43
    Koester 2014 135 54 F ALS scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 4.17
    Koester 2014 135 54 F ALS scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 2.84
    Lancioni 2013 126 52 M ALS scan_OSK head N 1.24
    Lancioni 2013 126 52 M ALS scan_OSK mouth Y 1.85
    Lancioni 2013 126 52 M ALS scan_OSK mouth N 1.48
    Koester 2014 131 19 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK arm Y 1.50
    Simpson 2007 53 55 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK chin N 1.83
    Simpson 2007 53 55 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK chin N 0.89
    Lancioni 2011 110 45 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK foot N 0.60
    Simpson 2007 52 50 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 1.08
    Simpson 2007 52 50 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 1.11
    Lancioni 2010 106 22 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 0.50
    Lancioni 2010 106 22 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 1.09
    Lancioni 2010 107 9 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 0.48
    Lancioni 2010 107 9 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 1.00
    Lancioni 2011 109 13 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 0.86
    Lancioni 2011 111 46 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 0.86
    Chiapparino 2011 112 27 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 1.33
    Mankowski 2013 52 50 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 1.11
    Mankowski 2013 52 50 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing N 1.40
    Koester 2014 52 50 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 2.12
    Koester 2014 52 50 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 1.27
    Koester 2014 131 19 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 0.54
    Koester 2017 180 38 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 1.57
    Koester 2017 184 56 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 1.18
    Koester 2017 180 38 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 2.63
    Koester 2017 184 56 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 1.79
    Simpson 2007 50 41 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head N 2.05
    Simpson 2007 50 41 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head N 1.50
    Lancioni 2009 74 12 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head N 0.94
    Lancioni 2009 75 10 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head N 0.91
    Pires 2012 118 18 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head N 1.36
    Mankowski 2013 125 - F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head N 0.99
    Mankowski 2013 125 - F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head N 1.06
    Koester 2014 125 - F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 1.30
    Koester 2014 125 - F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 0.75
    Koester 2014 129 21 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 1.12
    Koester 2014 129 21 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 0.55
    Koester 2014 130 17 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 3.23
    Koester 2014 130 17 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 1.23
    Koester 2014 132 28 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 3.38
    Koester 2014 132 28 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 2.18
    Koester 2014 134 50 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 1.15
    Koester 2014 134 50 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 0.29
    Koester 2017 183 32 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 3.38
    Koester 2017 185 6 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head N 0.15
    Koester 2017 179 14 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head N 0.31
    Koester 2017 187 20 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 2.73
    Koester 2017 179 14 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head N 0.43
    Koester 2017 187 20 F cerebral_palsy scan_OSK head Y 3.36
    Simpson 2007 51 47 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK leg N 1.40
    Simpson 2007 51 47 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK leg N 1.46
    Mankowski 2013 51 47 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK leg N 0.98
    Mankowski 2013 51 47 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK leg N 1.46
    Lancioni 2009 74 12 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK voice N 0.85
    Lancioni 2009 75 10 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK voice N 1.05
    Chan 2010 105 19 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK voice N 0.36
    Chan 2010 105 19 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK voice N 0.51
    Lancioni 2011 110 45 M cerebral_palsy scan_OSK voice N 1.09
    Mankowski 2013 123 - - cerebral_palsy scan_OSK not_reported N 1.04
    Mankowski 2013 123 - - cerebral_palsy scan_OSK not_reported N 1.12
    Mankowski 2013 124 - - cerebral_palsy scan_OSK not_reported N 1.22
    Mankowski 2013 124 - - cerebral_palsy scan_OSK not_reported N 1.48
    Roark 2015 160 36 M CVA scan_OSK chin N 1.20
    Roark 2015 160 36 M CVA scan_OSK chin N 1.94
    Roark 2015 160 36 M CVA scan_OSK chin N 1.90
    Roark 2015 160 36 M CVA scan_OSK chin N 1.50
    Koester 2014 133 37 F CVA scan_OSK head Y 6.51
    Koester 2014 133 37 F CVA scan_OSK head Y 3.02
    Lancioni 2010 108 12 F dev_dis_other scan_OSK_2_switch voice_and_hand N 1.33
    Horstmann 1990 6 64 F GBS scan_OSK chin N 0.62
    Horstmann 1990 6 64 F GBS scan_OSK chin N 1.94
    Horstmann 1990 6 64 F GBS scan_OSK chin N 2.78
    Horstmann 1990 6 64 F GBS scan_OSK chin N 3.92
    Pouplin 2014 145 53 M LIS scan_OSK not_reported N 1.10
    Koester 2017 181 45 M muscular_dystrophy scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 1.26
    Koester 2017 181 45 M muscular_dystrophy scan_OSK hand_non_typing Y 3.56
    Blain 2010 104 20 F SCI_high_cervical scan_OSK tongue N 1.10
    Koester 2017 182 50 M SMA scan_OSK cheek Y 12.94


  • The list below shows all studies in the dataset that match your search criteria.

    • Quantitative Modeling in Augmentative Communication -- A Case Study Koester H. (1990) RESNA 1990 Annual Conference. Show abstract
    • Selecting an appropriate scan rate: the '.65 rule.' Simpson R, Koester H, LoPresti E. (2007) Assistive Technology, 19(2), 51-60. Show abstract
    • A voice-detecting sensor and a scanning keyboard emulator to support word writing by two boys with extensive motor disabilities Lancioni G, Singh N, O'Reilly M, Sigafoos J, Green V, Chiapparino C, Stasolla F, Oliva D. (2009) Research in Developmental Disabilities, 30(2), 203-209. Show abstract
    • Bedside computer access for an individual with severe and multiple disabilities: a case study Blain S, McKeever P, Chau T. (2010) Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 5(5), 359-369. Show abstract
    • Evaluation of a non-invasive vocal cord vibration switch as an alternative access pathway for an individual with hypotonic cerebral palsy - a case study Chan J, Falk T, Teachman G, Morin-McKee J, Chau T. (2010) Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 5(1), 69-78. Show abstract
    • Use of microswitch technology and a keyboard emulator to support literacy performance of persons with extensive neuro-motor disabilities Lancioni G, O'Reilly M, Singh N, Green V, Chiapparino C, De Pace C, Alberti G, Stasolla F. (2010) Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 13(4), 248-257. Show abstract
    • Microswitch and keyboard-emulator technology to facilitate the writing performance of persons with extensive motor disabilities Lancioni G, Singh N, O'Reilly M, Sigafoos J, Green V, Oliva D, Lang R. (2011) Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32(2), 576-582. Show abstract
    • A touch pad and a scanning keyboard emulator to facilitate writing by a woman with extensive motor disability Chiapparino C, Stasolla F, De Pace C, Lancioni G. (2011) Life Span and Disability, 14(1), 45-54. Show abstract
    • Comparison of a row-column speller vs. a novel lateral single-character speller: Assessment of BCI for severe motor disabled patients Pires G, Nunes U, Castelo-Branco M. (2012) Clinical Neurophysiology, 123(6), 1168-1181. Show abstract
    • Validating a model of row-column scanning Mankowski R, Simpson R, Koester H. (2013) Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 8(4), 321-329. Show abstract
    • A man with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis uses a mouth pressure microswitch to operate a text messaging system with a word prediction function Lancioni G, Singh N, O'Reilly M, Green V, Ferlisi G, Ferrarese G, Zullo V, Schirone S, Oliva D. (2013) Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 16(5), 315-320. Show abstract
    • Method for enhancing text entry rate with single-switch scanning Koester H, Simpson R. (2014) Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(6), 995-1012. Show abstract
    • Effect of dynamic keyboard and word-prediction systems on text input speed in persons with functional tetraplegia Pouplin S, Robertson J, Antoine J, Blanchet A, Kahloun J, Volle P, Bouteille J, Lofaso F, Bensmail D. (2014) Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(3), 467-79. Show abstract
    • Huffman and Linear Scanning Methods with Statistical Language Models Roark B, Fried-Oken M, Gibbons C. (2015) Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 31(1), 37-50. Show abstract
    • Effectiveness and usability of Scanning Wizard software: a tool for enhancing switch scanning Koester H, Simpson R. (2017) Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. Show abstract

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