Making Connections

Murphy, Patti
December 2009
PN;Dec2009, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p30
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the effectiveness of the augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) wheelchair device in the lives of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It features ALS patient Ellen Kaatz who was able to excel in sports activities and withstand isolation through the help of the device. It notes that the AAC device is a communication solution which maximizes resources and bridges the gap between communication and ALS patients who suffer from speech disorders. INSET: Communication Solutions.


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