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    Dynavox 4 communication device

    For sale: Brand new Dynavox 4 Communication Device. Used less than 30 hours. Includes carrying case, light attachment, and pointing pen. I also have a mounting device for the Dynavox 4 that will mount to a wheelchair. Paid $9040.00 just for the device. Will let go for $5000.00. Please call...
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    Any Advice on Communication Devices?

    I am a hospice volunteer who is assigned to a wonderful guy who has ALS. I can see the deterioration in his speaking ability, with increased slurring and difficulty swallowing. He has a communication device that calibrates on the eye, and then the eye can be used to pick keys on a keyboard...
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    Mind control switch

    Mind control switch for those who have little or no movement. head electrode band plugs into unit and then into a communication device, such as a lightwriter. Requires that the individual relax his/her mind and then switch is calibrated to user's mind waves. My husband used it for about 6...
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    When Things Progress-How do you communicate?

    My wife and I were discussing this subject last night. We do not know how we will handle this if the road takes us to this point. Here is the concern. I can no longer speak. My right arm and leg are very weak. What if down the road I loose 100% use of both of my arms/hands. Lets say I am in...
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    Mind control switch

    Mind control switch for those who have little or no movement. head electrode band plugs into unit and then into a communication device, such as a lightwriter. Requires that the individual relax his/her mind and then switch is calibrated to user's mind waves. My husband used it for about 6...
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    Brother's Caregiver

    Hello, My brother who is 44 years old, moved in with my husband and I in August of 2005. He has ALS. He was diagnosed in July of 2004. It started with a weakness in his right hand and continued from there. When he move in with us he could still walk, some, with a walker, and feed himself...
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    To tube, or not to tube (feeding tube pros and cons)

    Hi there! I am a Speech-Language Pathologist that provides services for inpatients, outpatients, home-health and hospice (jack of all trades, master of none :)). I have been in the field for about 2.5 years, and just recently have had two patient's referred to me, both with ALS. Both...
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    communication ...with no functioning limbs

    I don't mean to piggyback on the last thread about communication, but my grandmother needs a communication device as well, as she is quickly losing her voice. However, she cannot lift her arms at all and can barely use her hands. My ALS society person is on vacation too, and I intend to call...
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    Communication Devices

    I dowm load 'Etriloquist unto my PC and I love it campared to the 'LINK' ( I hate the link, no one understands when i use it anyway) So now I was going to spend my savings for summer University, or a laptop. I really need them both but i think I'm leaning toward a laptop. Does anyone out there...
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