"If a real-time thought-to-speech system to came to market, I would love to try it. My personality shines through so much more with a computer program."
Bill is nonverbal, and he uses a speech program from words plus to help communicate. He gives disability awareness speeches to 4th graders two or three times a month. He also speaks to future doctors and nurses about disability-related issues to help educate them about disability-related topics before they start their medical-related careers. Bill went to a standard high school in the San Francisco bay area, and to junior college in Sacramento, California. He lives alone in his own home with 24-hour personal care outside Sacramento, California. He enjoys swimming, bowling, visiting with his friends, visiting with his family in Tahoe, California, and New York, and everywhere else they live.
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