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Adjustable Prototype Electrolarynx Holder with Remote Activation

Adjustable Prototype Electrolarynx Holder with Remote Activation (The Pennsylvania State University)

Our team was tasked with designing and building a prototype harness to hold an electrolarynx for hospital patients who had recently undergone a laryngectomy and specifically had issues with fine motor control which made normal operation of the electrolarynx very difficult for them.

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PatientLink (North Carolina State University)

Daniel Bieber, Richard Daniels, Timothy Martin ABSTRACT Lack of access to communication for hospital patients with disabilities causes a reduction in the overall effectiveness of care and places a financial burden on the healthcare industry.  Some solutions exist to address these communication issues for individuals with special needs, but these solutions are unreliable and even […]

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The “Hummer”: A Vocal Cord Vibration Switch (University of Toronto & Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital)

This study presents the development and evaluation of a vocal cord vibration switch as a communication access pathway. The switch uses vocal cord vibrations as an input to activate a switch, which produced an output in a computer, communication device, or environmental control.

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