ALSN Vol. 11, No. 2

On-screen keyboards: computer access made easier

Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2006 - 09:33, By: Other
For people with ALS with severe hand and arm weakness, using a conventional keyboard can be difficult and frustrating. For them, an on-screen keyboard might be a more viable option to assist in maintaining communication and computer access. On-screen, or virtual, keyboards provide an image of a...
Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2006 - 09:00, By: Kathy Wechsler
A splint can provide helpful support for your hand.
Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2006 - 08:14, By: Freelance
Who knew that ALS could be such a funny disease? I don’t mean that the everyday fight is funny, but the situations and perceptions that ALS creates can be extremely humorous. My first glimpse into the disease’s funny side came at Christmas 1995, when I made my first trip out in my power wheelchair...