ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Loss of Movement

Our last article discussed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and loss of speech.  This article will cover loss of movement. The loss of independence is probably one of the most significant physical and mental obstacles for individuals…
ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Loss of Speech

Our next series of articles will discuss how amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) affects a person’s family and friends.  Family and friends of an individual diagnosed with ALS often experience a learning curve when it comes to interacting,…
Comcast Rolls Out New Television Control Feature for Eye Gaze Users

Comcast Rolls Out New Television Control Feature for Eye Gaze Users

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A popular feature autonoME users enjoy is the ability to control their television. When we install an autonoME, one of the features we are often asked to demonstrate is its television control capabilities. Cable giant Comcast recently…
quadriplegic assistive technology

Quadriplegic vs. Paraplegic - What is the Difference?

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When it comes to disabilities, a common question often asked is what is the difference between a quadriplegic and paraplegic?  Here is a summary of the main differences: Paraplegic A paraplegic has sustained a spinal cord injury in the…
quadriplegic assistive technology

How Can Adaptive Equipment for Quadriplegics Improve Quality of Life?

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Adaptive equipment for quadriplegics has come a long way over the years.  Today, quadriplegic assistive technologies including speech generating devices and environmental control units for disabled individuals have transformed the lives…
Autonome ECU in Children's Hospital

The autonoME Making a Difference at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital

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Special thank you to The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany, Oklahoma for this wonderful article and update on how the autonoME is making a difference in the lives of the children they serve! The one to two-week inpatient…
The Anatomy of the autonoME 3

The Anatomy of the autonoME (Part 3)

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When it comes to assistive technology for quadriplegics, the autonoME is the industry gold standard. Not only is the autonoME an environmental control unit, but it is also a speech generating device and computer with Windows 10 and internet…
assistive technology

What is Assistive Technology?

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Assistive technology is anything designed to maintain and/or improve daily living for individuals with disabilities. This may include, but is not limited to, electronics, software, equipment, speech generating devices, environmental control…