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  1. J

    Remote Control Assistive Devices for Home

    I have received several remote control devices that allow me to control several light switches in my home as well as open/close my overhead garage door. These devices are manufactured by a company called GoControl [commercial link removed]. These devices use a Z – wave hub or controller which...
  2. KarenNWendyn

    Alexa for the technologically challenged

    I am not a techy person, but I do enjoy using my iPad. My hand function is declining. My speech is slightly slurred and nasally, but still understandable. A friend of mine gave me an Amazon “Fire HD 8 with Alexa”, 16gb, for Christmas. I’m embarrassed to say it’s still sitting on my shelf...
  3. L

    Automobile Dimmer Switches

    1. Pursuant to the Department of Motor Vehicles Act. No 91-92, all motor vehicles sold after September 19, 1991 will be required to have the headlight dimmer switch mounted on the floorboard. The dimmer switch must be mounted in a position accessible to operation by pressing the switch by the...
  4. M

    Scared with family history

    After my fourth sleepless night I’ve decided to finally reach out. I am a 32 year old, seemingly healthy, mother to a two year old. At present I am VERY stressed. I will make no secret about that. Probably more stressed than I have ever been in my life. I work per diem, am a full time nursing...
  5. S

    parent with bvFTD now falling

    Hi Everyone-- Hopefully I'm posting this in the right place. About 6 years ago my father-- longtime academic, loving husband, stay-at-home dad, and just all-around exceptional human being-- started acting...weird... at times. "Insidious" is probably the best word to describe the onset. It...
  6. J

    Power Wheelchairs and Tables

    They don't seem to mix. My hubby has trouble fitting his PWC under most standard height tables (30"). He has a Permobil F3 with the elevate function, which seems to make the seat/arm height higher. Even if I lift the arms and bring them back behind him (which he doesn't like - since then he...
  7. swalker

    New Toy:)

    I had posted previously that I was considering adding another wheelchair to my collection. And...I could not resist! Yesterday, we picked up a Permobil C350 manufactured in July of 2014. That is their rear-wheel drive model which is a bit more compact and nimble than the other front wheel...
  8. R

    TOBII PCEye Go + Communicator 5 Software

    TOBII PCEye Go + Communicator 5 Software purchased 1/16 for $2539.00. This attaches to a tablet or laptop for voice communication using mouse, switches or Eye Control. My wife loved it for communicating through SKYPE with family. Although it has capability for far more, we were not that...
  9. K

    Diagnosed Yesterday- house questions

    Greetings from Oregon- I was diagnosed yesterday with ALS. We are selling are 3 level townhome (stairs are evil), and just purchased a single level home which we will be making some renovations to. Looking for suggestions on house updates. We are already planning to rip out carpet to put in...
  10. twitchykitty

    Switches for iPad

    Sorry to ask, MND qld came out and want me to get eye gaze now (it's free via them) so I can learn in time due to my speech & difficulties now using the iPad. I'm stuck in indecision city ! I prefer my iPad . I have searched threads and apple about the switches, but they were too technical or...
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