Let’s Talk: Voice Assistive Technology

Let’s Talk: Voice Assistive Technology

(part two) We are continuing our series on voice assistive technology. Our last article discussed voice banking and how individuals with ALS and other debilitating diseases can benefit from the autonoME as their disease progresses.  The…
Tell Me More About Voice Assistive Technology

Tell Me More About Voice Assistive Technology

(part one) Custom environmental control units have come a long way since their inception. Accessibility Services, Inc. (ASI) has been on the forefront of this exciting technology that has transformed the lives of countless quadriplegics and…
Can a Smart Home Device Replace a Custom Environmental Control Unit?

Can a Smart Home Device Replace a Custom Environmental Control Unit?

Assistive technology for quadriplegics and individuals with debilitating diseases have come a long way and can help people communicate and perform tasks that were once impossible years ago.  Accessibility Services, Inc. (ASI) has been developing…
ALS

Why is Voice Banking Important?

If you have been diagnosed with a progressive disease such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), voice banking is something that should be considered as early as possible. Accessibility Services, Inc. (ASI) is proud to partner with Acapela…
ALS

I Was Just Diagnosed with ALS, Now What?

Being diagnosed with a progressive disease such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) can be devastating to both the person with the disease and their family and friends.  Once the initial shock has worn off, it is time to start making…
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

ALS Research News

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive disease that causes damage and eventually death of the nerve cells that control muscles and movement.  This incurable disease has remained somewhat of a mystery over the years. There…
Voice Assistive Technology

What is Voice Assistive Technology?

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Voice assistive technology is a term used to describe any type of electronic device that offers speech assistance, including personal speech aids, voice amplifiers, and what is commonly known as a speech generating device (SGD).  Accessibility…
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Stages of ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease.  Also commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, ALS can affect anyone, but most commonly occurs in individuals between the ages of 55 and 75.  As the disease…