custom environmental control unit/ALS communication device

National Institutes of Health Rolling Out New Initiative to Further ALS Research

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The National Institutes of Health announced a five-year, $25 million investment in a new program aimed at incentivizing additional research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  Also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, amyotrophic lateral…
augmentative and alternative communication

ALS Assistive Technology Benefits

Part One Accessibility Services, Inc. (ASI) is continuing our series of articles on the benefits of ALS assistive technology.  We are focusing specifically on the autonoME, a proprietary environmental control unit/speech generating device…
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Benefits of ALS Assistive Technology

Part One Our next series of articles focuses on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and benefits of ALS assistive technology.  We will discuss two specific areas: environmental control and voice assistive technology. Accessibility Services,…
Students Working to Improve Quality of Life for Those with ALS

Students Working to Improve Quality of Life for Those with ALS

We are always encouraged and impressed when we hear stories of student researchers diligently working to help improve the lives of quadriplegics and individuals with debilitating diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. We stumbled…
Identifying Medical Scams Associated with Chronic Illnesses and Quadriplegia

Identifying Medical Scams Associated with Chronic Illnesses and Quadriplegia

(part two) We are continuing our series on identifying scams associated with chronic illnesses and quadriplegia.  Quadriplegics and individuals with progressive diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis are sometimes targets for unscrupulous…
Memorial Day – A Time to Honor and Remember

Memorial Day – A Time to Honor and Remember

COVID-19 closings, restrictions and stay-at-home orders have resulted in “cabin fever” throughout the country.  As states slowly open back up in an attempt to return to normal, many people now have an even greater appreciation for the…
assistive technology for quadriplegics

Chronic Illnesses and Quadriplegia: Be Aware of Scams

Part One Quadriplegics and individuals diagnosed with chronic illnesses such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and multiple sclerosis are forced to consider the fact that their lives have changed forever.  As a result, many people get…
ALS assistive technology

Limited Social Interaction

Part Two We are continuing our series on the effects of limited social interaction.  The COVID-19 pandemic caused the country to limit social interaction like never before.  While being confined to the home has taken some getting used…