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Raising ALS | Lou Gehrigs Disease & Parkinsons Disease AWARENESS to the NEXT LEVEL!
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Medicare tightens coverage of speech generating devices

Medicare tightens coverage of speech generating devices | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Glenn Asbury spends the first few hours of each day on the Internet, and usually some more in the afternoon. The five to 10 emails he sends daily carry particular importance, as they’re his only means of communicating with anyone who isn’t standing next to him. Since being diagnosed with
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Don’t Let Medicare Take Away Severely Disabled People’s Ability to Communicate!

Don’t Let Medicare Take Away Severely Disabled People’s Ability to Communicate! | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
  • Recent changes to Medicare are drastically reducing the ability of the most vulnerable people with disabilities to communicate.
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EyeSpeak: Beyond Communication|Handsfree Interface | •Kickstarter•

EyeSpeak: Beyond Communication|Handsfree Interface | •Kickstarter• | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Eye tracking augmented reality glasses that revolutionize the hands free interface. Specially designed for ALS, MD and SCI patients.
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AssistiveWare - Proloquo4Text | Communication App for those unable to speak

AssistiveWare - Proloquo4Text | Communication App for those unable to speak | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

The new text-based communication app that gives a voice to people who cannot speak.

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Communicating With ALS

Communicating With ALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Current developments in wearable technology promise to allow sufferers of ALS and other debilitating diseases much greater freedom to communicate and control their environment.
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Big data for Lou Gehrig’s disease, MS, HIV, fibromyalgia -- from patients themselves: Fellows Friday w/ Paul Wicks

Big data for Lou Gehrig’s disease, MS, HIV, fibromyalgia -- from patients themselves: Fellows Friday w/ Paul Wicks | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The Importance of Good Communication & Medical Technology in Providing Quality Healthcare
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Tobii ATI: Check out our iPad webinar on Feb. 28 for Tobii Sono Key, the leading alternative communication app for iPad.

Tobii ATI: Check out our iPad webinar on Feb. 28 for Tobii Sono Key, the leading alternative communication app for iPad. | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The iPad is for more than Angry Birds. Check out our webinar on Feb. 28 for Tobii Sono Key, the leading alternative communication app for iPad.
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Lawmakers: ALS patients hurt by new Medicare policies

Lawmakers: ALS patients hurt by new Medicare policies | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The disease has gained national awareness after the viral "Ice Bucket Challenge."
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Former Pittsburgh competitors merge, team on assistive technology | Tobii & Dynavox

Former Pittsburgh competitors merge, team on assistive technology | Tobii & Dynavox | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
When Adam Davidson was 3 months old, doctors told his parents that he would never walk or talk because of cerebral palsy and other disorders. ...
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Losing voice to ALS, Kent man recording all he'll ever want to say ...

Losing voice to ALS, Kent man recording all he'll ever want to say ... | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
It's hard to imagine a more devastating diagnosis than ALS, also called Lou Gehrig's disease. For most people, it means their nervous system is going to.
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SpeakYourMind pioneers communication tool for those with degenerative neurological diseases & Brain Injuries

SpeakYourMind pioneers communication tool for those with degenerative neurological diseases & Brain Injuries | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
PROVIDENCE — Dan Bacher has an easy, gentle manner as he intently watches Cathy Hutchinson’s head and eye movements for the subtle responses she offers as they communicate. He has driven to the East Taunton,...
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ALS Assistive Technology: Hands Free Access to the iPad via Switch Activation

ALS Assistive Technology: Hands Free Access to the iPad via Switch Activation | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
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not just for ALS, but also for people with other kind of severe motor impairments, these new features on accessability in the iOS7 are great improvements, turning technology universally accessable

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Tobii PCEye Go and Pro

This video gives an overview of the Tobii PCEye Go and Pro eye trackers that give users unbeatable computer access through gaze interaction.

 

Visit Tobii for more info: http://www.tobii.com/pceye

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Intel's new device to enable Stephen Hawking to 'speak' faster

Intel's new device to enable Stephen Hawking to 'speak' faster | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

World renowned scientist Stephen Hawking will be able to better communicate his ideas about fundamental physics after the technology that interprets his speech was upgraded with a new device.

A worsening of the degenerative disease affecting the 71-year-old physicist had recently reduced him to composing sentences at a rate of one word a minute.

But now a team from computer hardware firm Intel have created a device

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