assistive devices

  1. U

    I am back

    I posted a question back in 02/2011 asking about a Headmaster collar. It seems I now "belong" here. I am currently under hospice care and things have really progressed. My digestive system shut down in September and after 19 days with no activity they put me in the hospital, colonoscopy prep...
  2. Z

    Dynavox Vmax - USED

    Hi all, I have a used Dynavox Vmax for sale that saw significant use for a few years, but has been kept in storage for the last year and a half. HD space: 55.8 GB Operating System: Windows XP Condition of the Body and Screen: Very Good Also include is a Phone IT device in need of a new...
  3. M

    Personal Hygiene

    Are there any special assistive devices for personal hygiene after a BM?
  4. Al

    Adaptive devices menu

    This list was borrowed from www.alsindependence.com General Sites: Offer a wide range of Disability/Medical Products Ontario Incontinence Supplies Adult Diaper | Adult Diaper Delivery | Incontinence Supplies Good prices on brand name Incontinence Supplies, fast delivery (Please use the...
  5. N

    Cut to the chase

    New to the forum............ Symptoms began 2004. Diagnosed probable in 2007 most likely in 2008. Treated aggresively since 2007 for Lyme Disease. No improvement but slow and constant progression. If PLS is not fatal what is the most common cause of death? Also, where can I get good info on...
  6. T

    My ALS friend can help with asstistive technologies.

    To All It May Concern: I have been fortunate in knowing my friend and former boss for 25 years now. Three years ago my friend was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). His name is Larry Savage. He is 57 years of age and he is in the final stages of ALS. I’ve been told only 3 to 4...
  7. L

    New Assistive Technology For All Is Possible

    Hello Everyone, I have struggled with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) for three years now. At this point I can still move my neck and head but the rest of my body is effectively paralyzed. Over the past three years I’ve found that most of the assistive devices I needed either required...
  8. L

    Affordable Medic Alert Solutions

    Hello everyone, I have not been able to use my Life Call Medic Alert System for the past 10 months for two reasons. My type of ALS disabled me from the use of my hands and arms. I am unable to wear the bracelet because of the swelling of my arms. Even if I wore the necklace I am unable to...
  9. L

    Help to improve quality of life

    Hello Everyone, I have struggled with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) for three years now. At this point I can still move my neck and head but the rest of my body is effectively paralyzed. Over the past three years I’ve found that most of the assistive devices I needed either required...
  10. halfin

    Progression starting with hand/bulbar?

    My first symptoms were bulbar, some breathlessness while speaking early this year, then slurring started at the end of April. A few weeks later I noticed my hands felt strange and weak while writing, but they still were strong in strength tests. I was diagnosed in August and in the past two...
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