Name King, Thomas W.

Title/Department professor emeritus, communication sciences and disorders

Phone 715-378-2776; 218-206-8007


Topic areas Human factors and ergonomics in device design and engineering; Speech and non-speech communication and assistive technologies in speaking, writing, typing, dialing, computer access; Speech and voice performance; Family and sibling considerations regarding disabilities; Wisconsin pioneer history, agricultural practices and homestead technologies; Morse code and modern Morse code in rehabilitation and education; Tap codes in POW and other applications; Traditional Okinawan Karate-do and lifetime activity and fitness; Writing and publishing regarding related topics; Folk composing and song writing. Keywords: human factors, device design and engineering, practical and applied enabling technologies for communication, work and recreation, Morse code, tap codes, Okinawan Karate-do, lifetime activity, fitness, writing, folk composing and song writing, human factors in device design, enabling and assistive technologies, practical communication sciences.