Handy Technological Assistance

Neurology Now:
doi: 10.1097/01.NNN.0000333848.39299.52
Department: Resource Central

    Many technological options now exist for people who have debilitating movement and coordination problems associated with neurological disorders like ALS, helping them function in a world increasingly bent on fast-paced communication. Below are some Web sites offering information and devices to help:

    Catalogue of assistive technology: enablemart.com

    ERICA: eyeresponse.com

    Eyegaze tracking system: eyegaze.com

    Guide to technology solutions: mymsmyway.com

    iBot 4000: ibotnow.com

    Kurzweil-National Federation of the Blind Reader: knfbreader.com

    LOMAK: lomakkeyboard.com

    National Federation of the Blind: nfb.org

    The Audeo: theaudeo.com

    Windows: microsoft.com/enable/training/default.aspx

    Windows database of assistive technology: microsoft.com/enable/at

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