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Steve Gleason was on the Microsoft campus to inspire teams of employees

Steve Gleason was on the Microsoft campus to inspire teams of employees | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

Click here to edit the In its first "hack-a-thon" more than 1,000 Microsoft employees in Redmond alone are looking for changes in software and products to make them better. As one executive put it, "Looking for things you didn't see before."

But could some of those improvements work on behalf of the disabled? You might recall several..............................

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Steve Gleason inspires WSU students to help ALS patients communicate better

Steve Gleason inspires WSU students to help ALS patients communicate better | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
A group of Cougs is working together with Steve Gleason's foundation to improve communication for ALS patients through predictive eye-tracking software for typing and text-to-speech.
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ALS Assistive Technology: The Eyes Have It-- Eye Gaze Technology

ALS Assistive Technology: The Eyes Have It-- Eye Gaze Technology | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Eye Gaze technology may provide some people with disabilities with effective access to required communication and computer control functions where other methods prove too difficult or inefficient for them.
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ALS Assistive Technology|iPads open up new world for people with disabilities

ALS Assistive Technology|iPads open up new world for people with disabilities | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

ALS Assistive Technology Blog by Alisa Brownlee, ATP.

Email abrownlee@alsa-national.org.

 

This blog offers recent articles and web information on 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.

 

*Follow me on Twitter @alsassistivetec #AAC, #augcomm, #assistivetech #als #mnd #lougehrig's disease 

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I think this is amazing people with disabilities can use ipads to help them learn and much more

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New cap to help ALS patients communicate

New cap to help ALS patients communicate | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Researchers have created a new tool that allows ALS patients to use their brains to communicate.
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For Those Unable To Talk, A Machine That Speaks Their Voice

For Those Unable To Talk, A Machine That Speaks Their Voice | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Most people diagnosed with the devastating Lou Gehrig's disease will lose their ability to speak. But one man in Washington recorded his own voice onto a machine that will one day talk for him.
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ALS Assistive Technology: PALS Joh Imber and Message Banking

ALS Assistive Technology: PALS Joh Imber and Message Banking | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
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Free downloadable letterboards and eye gaze boards. Never be without an easy way to communicate

Free downloadable letterboards and eye gaze boards.  Never be without an easy way to communicate | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
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