ALSN Vol. 7, No. 4

Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2002 - 17:00, By: ALSN Staff
The Speech Research Laboratory at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., is seeking people with ALS and their clinicians across the country to participate in a study to evaluate a personalized synthetic speech system for users of augmentative communications devices.

Love wins out over doubts

Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2002 - 17:00, By: ALSN Staff
Jeff Lester and Daughter Kesley in 1997
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2002 - 17:00, By: Christina Medvescek
Many caregivers of people with ALS feel caught in a desperate contradiction. Although they're kept busy with the physical care of their loved ones, they realize there's very little they actually can do against the disease. Slowly and inexorably, despite their best efforts, ALS marches on.
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2002 - 17:00, By: ALSN Staff
Former Sen. Bob Dole and David Jayne of Atlanta spoke in favor of eliminating the Medicare homebound restriction during a press conference in May.

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