Maggie Hale

About Maggie Hale

Supporter of my Uncle Seth who has ALS and is trying to do great things with ALS Crowd.

New Mom with ALS Uses State-of-the-Art Technology to Communicate

As seen on Shoreline Times By Sarah Page Kyrcz MADISON >> Amanda Bernier works very hard, on a daily basis, to keep in touch with her family, friends and acquaintances. For the 31-year-old new mom this is no small feat. Two weeks after finding out she was pregnant, Amanda Bernier was diagnosed with ALS. She [...]

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Answer ALS: A Revolutionary Project to Cure ALS

As seen on ALS News Today The launch of Answer ALS, the largest comprehensive research project to cure Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) was announced in a press release by the Johns Hopkins University’s Robert Packard Center for ALS Research in Baltimore, MD, the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Regenerative Medicine Institute in Los Angeles, CA, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Neurological Clinical Research Institute, Boston, MA. ALS is a [...]

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ALS Association and Target ALS to Expand Tissue Core for ALS Research

As seen on PRNewswire WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Association and Target ALS are pleased to announce the launch of a new collaborative effort to expand the collection of biofluids from people with ALS, to be used for research to better understand the disease and ultimately develop new treatments. The ALS Association will be investing $1,392,668 over [...]

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Haircuts & Hot Rods–Salt Lake City Car Show to Benefit ALSCrowd

The 1st annual Blues Barbershop Car Show will take place on September 19at Holladay City Hall  (2300 E. 4650 S. in Salt Lake City) with all proceeds benefiting ALS Crowd. The event will include t-shirt sales, live music (including Ryan Innes from NBC’s The Voice), concessions, family activities, and new and classic cars. Sponsors are invited to co-brand merchandise, [...]

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Paralyzed patients can control computers just by moving their eyes, thanks to this free software

  As seen on Business Insider By Dan Turkel Julius Sweetland wasn't happy with the software options available to people with severe physical and speech impairments, so he spent the past three and a half years building his own eye-controlled interface as a cheap alternative to the competition. With a $100 eye-tracker and his free [...]

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Intel releases Stephen Hawking’s speech software online for free for ALS Patients

As seen on FirstPost London: A software by Intel that lets physicist Stephen Hawking communicate via a computer has been published online by the company in the hopes that it will be used by researchers developing new interfaces for sufferers of diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The programme interprets visual signals and translates them [...]

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