Assistive Technology

19 Jul

Six years on, but what has changed?

Revisiting a story from 2006 about ‘assistive technology’ we review progress with ‘speech to text’ and ‘sip & puff’ options for severely disabled people with spinal injuries.

So many things that we take for granted – like using a mouse and keyboard – are huge challenges for folk like Chris but can, at least in part, be resolved by ingenuity, innovation and determination.

But such a pity about the basic connectivity.

Read the full story here

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2 Responses to “Assistive Technology”

  1. trabasack July 21, 2012 at 8:29 pm #

    Hope you don’t mind me sharing our new blog here. Information and news about new developments in communication aids and assistive technology. http://communicationaids.info

    • GroupeIntellex July 22, 2012 at 8:04 am #

      Thanks Duncan for this. Individuals have such a variety of needs and whilst your product may not assist Chris I’m sure the sack is very handy for many others.

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