Traveling with ALS

Dufner, Stephanie
March 2008
PN;Mar2008, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p40
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the solutions to problems encountered by people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS/Lou Gehrig's disease) in the U.S. Andrew Fleeson plans for his trips through a laptop employing speech-recognition software and a program for phone calls. Planning a trip entails following lists and having necessary supplies available during the journey are necessary. Eric Obermann depends on assitive devices for daily living and take portable versions of suction machine and food pump.


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