Yearly Archives: 2016

ISAAC 2016

The International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication met in Toronto on 8-11 August, 2016. Abstracts are available here. My collaborators and I made three presentations. Through these, we got feedback for our projects and, gratifyingly, made contact with like-minded

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Sense + Act = SensAct!

For the last 3+ years I have been making custom switches for AAC users at Bruyère Continuing Care’s Saint-Vincent Hospital. The impetus came from the fact that sometimes commercial switches do not suit our users’ needs. That is understandable as

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A $10 Blink Detector for Locked-in Syndrome Users

This DIY blink detector can be made in less than 10 minutes for under $10. A borescope is mounted on a goggle to the side of one eye. Software interprets the camera’s video image to identify two (maybe three) eye

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