Our podcast frequently covers the business and research sides of emerging technology, but in this episode we talk about some of it’s direct applications.

Alisa Brownlee of the ALS Association has been working with assistive technologies for decades, and she explains what truly works best to help weakening ALS patients communicate and live full lives and what kind of developments she’d love to see from the tech and maker communities to help more ALS patients worldwide.

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