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Cough assistants in ALS: study demonstrates high satisfaction and daily use

For people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), so-called cough assistants are available to treat a weak cough. Three benefits can be achieved with a cough assistant: 1.) A physiotherapy of

­Recognizing therapy effects in face and speech of ALS patients via the ALS app

APST is introducing digital speech and facial expression analysis via the ALS app in a model project. The analysis of speech and facial expressions in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is

Study on exercise trainers in ALS: intensive use and high satisfaction

People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) suffer progressive paralysis of the arms and legs. Therapeutic movement trainers provide aids that enable equipment-supported physiotherapy of the

Expectations of people with ALS for a robot arm

People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) suffer from progressive paralysis of the arms and hands. As a result, the arms and hands lose their functions and motor independence is severely

ALS-App: provision of assistive technology devices and medicines despite pandemic measures

The ongoing pandemic situation and the measures associated with it also make outpatient care more difficult. The ALS app offers people with ALS the possibility to communicate online the need for
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