This blog offers recent articles and web information on ALS, assistive technology--augmentative alternative communication (AAC), computer access, and other electronic devices that can impact and improve the quality of life for people with ALS.
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Developments in assistive technologies are removing
barriers for many.
Assistive technology has come a long way in serving a
sometimes marginalized population. A host of innovative products and services
are now available to aid those who cannot speak, hear, see, or move, with
offerings that run the gamut from voice-controlled wheelchairs to Roger Ebert's
synthesized voice, all thanks to advancements in speech technology.