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Assistive technology and the power of voice

Reading Time: 4 minutes Our general election campaign for 2015 is featured around communication because we believe that nobody should have to lose their voice to MND. The afternoon session on Friday 5 December during the 25th International Symposium on ALS/MND also focussed on this topic. Around 80-95% of people living with MND will face communication problems as their speech…

Giving voice to people living with MND: Voice Banking

Reading Time: 5 minutes Phillipa Rewaj, Rebecca Devon and Shuna Colville from the Euan MacDonald Centre for MND Research, University of Edinburgh, help us celebrate Global MND Awareness day. This year’s theme is ‘voice’ and here the researchers provide us with an update on their pioneering ‘voicebanking project’, which is part-funded by the MND Association.   Ring ring….ring ring….…