Promoting Excellence : List of Devices, Manufacturers, and Languages for Communication Assistance

Name:
List of Devices, Manufacturers, and Languages for Communication Assistance

Description:
A simplified chart of devices used for communication assistance with synthesizer and available languages.

Category:
Educational Tools - Clinician Education

Source:
The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Workgroup of
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD, Chair

Contact:
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD
Chair, ALS Workgroup
Eleanor & Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Center
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University Neurologic Institute
New York, NY
[email protected]

Recommendation of the workgroup for use of this instrument:
A quick reference guide to synthesizers.

Keywords:
communication, voice, synthesizer, language devices, communication software, communication devices, ALS

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from the website. Please credit source.

References:
Produced by the ALS Workgroup.

To view this tool:
ALS Appendix D, p 42 (pdf PDF 713 KB / 64 pages)

Posted March 10, 2005

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families. Visit PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.

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