Communication Aids for Disabled

Use of short message service (SMS) to improve malaria chemoprophylaxis compliance after returning from a malaria endemic area.

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Nov 02, 2009

BACKGROUND: Malaria chemoprophylaxis compliance is suboptimal among French soldiers despite the availability of free malaria chemoprophylaxis and repeated health education before, during and after deployment to malaria endemic areas.

The iPad and mobile technology revolution: benefits and challenges for individuals who require augmentative and alternative communication.

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May 27, 2013

The iPad and other mobile technologies provide powerful new tools to potentially enhance communication for individuals with developmental disabilities, acquired neurogenic disorders, and degenerative neurological conditions.

A new communication support system employing a tablet computer.

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Jul 04, 2006

A new communication support system has been developed for assisting elderly people communicating by telephone and e-mail. The system consists of a conventional tablet computer, a computer-telephony interface board, a microphone, a speaker, a telephone line and the Internet.

Telephone use: what benefit do cochlear implant users receive?

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Sep 28, 2006

This study evaluated the use of landline and mobile phones in an international sample of cochlear implant users. A custom-designed survey was mailed to cochlear implant users from four different countries.

German deaf people using text communication: short message service, TTY, relay services, fax, and e-mail.

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Nov 16, 2007

An online survey of German deaf people demonstrated that they use text communication through Short Message Service (SMS), e-mail, fax, and telephone typewriters (TTY) to communicate within communities of deaf and hearing people.

Using text messaging in the treatment of eating disorders.

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Oct 24, 2008

New technologies for communicating with patients can open up new treatment possibilities. This article describes the use of mobile phone text messaging as a therapeutic intervention in the treatment of eating disorders.

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