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…
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…