AAC at the bar! A report from Dine to Defeat ALS

AAC at the bar! A report from Dine to Defeat ALS

May 2019’s unique AAC cocktail hour started with a conversation and a question: “How can we get people to more deeply understand what a person with ALS experiences when they lose their voice?” The ALS Association DC/MD/VA Chapter hosted a brain-storming session with...
How Eye Tracking Technology is Fighting Autism

How Eye Tracking Technology is Fighting Autism

In the U.S., one in 88 children is affected by autism and related disorders. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties...
Eye Tracking Technology is Improving Lives for ALS Patients

Eye Tracking Technology is Improving Lives for ALS Patients

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is also called “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. These motor neurons basically control the muscles throughout the body, and their progressive...