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May 18, 2017

Oklahoma Educator Regains His Voice, Thanks to College Students

Oklahoma Christian University college students developed an eye-gaze communication system called VisuALS, which has an immeasurable impact on the life of ALS patient Carl Phelps.

May 15, 2017

How a Speech and Language Pathologist Can Help Those With ALS

Many clinics provide access to a Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) who can provide help with communication.

April 04, 2017

Steve Gleason Never Backs Down From a Challenge, Not Even ALS…

“I believe, by expanding capabilities and reducing the need for assistance, others can be motivated to continue pursuing the things they love.” - Steve Gleason, Louisiana, USA

November 07, 2016

TENS Units Stimulate Muscles and Relieve Pain

Electrical nerve stimulation has a long history as an effective treatment to reduce pain. Today, we have the TENS unit that uses low level electricity to block pain signals.

October 10, 2016

The Passy-Muir®  Valve

The Passy-Muir Valve allows tracheotomy and ventilator patients to speak and swallow.

February 19, 2016

Exercise for the ALS Patient

John Roberts has written his personal views about the benefits of stationary cycling for ALS patients.