Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in a Whole New Light

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, debilitating disease for which there is no cure.  There are treatments that slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and many individuals affected by the disease find comfort…
Voice Assistive Technology

Voice Assistive Technology and Its Ability to Ease the Psychological Impact of Speech Loss

(part two) We are continuing our series on how voice assistive technology can ease the psychological impact of speech loss. Our previous article discussed how speech generating devices equipped with augmentative and alternative communication…
Voice Assistive Technology

How Voice Assistive Technology Can Ease the Psychological Impact of Speech Loss

(part one) When a person is affected by a spinal cord injury or debilitating disease such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) both the individual and their family must confront the physical and emotional impacts of their new reality. …

How We're Responding To The Coronavirus

With the coronavirus situation evolving, we want you to know that we’re committed to making the health and well-being of our customers and the health professionals we work with our priority. While we understand this is an uncertain time,…
New Technologies for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries and Debilitating Diseases

New Technologies for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries and Debilitating Diseases

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Accessibility Services, Inc. is First in the World to Develop a Fully Integrated Experience for Individuals with Severe Disabilities Accessibility Services, Inc. (ASI) announced today the roll-out of new hospital and residential solutions…
assistive technology for quadriplegics

How Can Assistive Technology for Quadriplegics Help an Individual with ALS?

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Part Two We are continuing our two part series on how quadriplegic assistive technology also benefits individuals with debilitating diseases such as ALS.  The autonoME is a proprietary custom environmental control unit (ECU)/speech generating…
assistive technology for quadriplegics

I’ve Been Diagnosed with ALS. How Can Assistive Technology for Quadriplegics Help Me?

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Part One Accessibility Services, Inc. has been on the forefront of developing innovative solutions and assistive technology for quadriplegics for nearly three decades.  A lot has changed since we opened our doors in 1991 and we have since…
A Sad Goodbye

A Sad Goodbye…

Pete Frates, the former baseball player/captain and Director of Baseball Operations for Boston College who inspired the ALS ice bucket challenge, has passed away.  Frates was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 2012 at…