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    Hello Vix123 and welcome to you and your husband....

    Hello Vix123 and welcome to you and your husband.

    You have had great medical advice from our forum family so far and when you have the meeting with the medical team you might want to ask about...
  2. Thread: Eye control

    by Barry52
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    Eye control

    We had a presentation of this device yesterday at our Nottingham branch meeting. The demonstration was well received by our members and for anyone who has lost the use of their arms it will be...
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    Hi Vicky, It is difficult to explain but there...

    Hi Vicky,

    It is difficult to explain but there are many videos on YouTube. If your dad is finding the switch difficult then maybe he can use the head control which uses the camera to access the...
  4. Thread: tandem jump

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    Well done for raising awareness Maz as the...

    Well done for raising awareness Maz as the publicity will help. I hope you raise lots of money and when you get the video you can post a link for us all to see.

    Best wishes,
    Barry
  5. Thread: Meltdown

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    I’m sorry that the hospice has let you down and...

    I’m sorry that the hospice has let you down and this is not what we expect from an establishment meant to help. I hope your wife will register a complaint with the management as the care staff are...
  6. Thread: Speech apps

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    Hi Polly, I use an iPad Air which weighs less...

    Hi Polly,

    I use an iPad Air which weighs less than 500gm. You can buy one for less than 」400 depending on the capacity of the memory or you may find your local speech therapist provides one on...
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    I wish that Doug gets relief soon. It is...

    I wish that Doug gets relief soon.

    It is clear from the posts that only the 22 MND hospitals are capable of managing the symptoms associated with the disease. Once again this is an example of how...
  8. Thread: Mum with MND

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    Hi Roo, This is copied from the MNDA website...

    Hi Roo,

    This is copied from the MNDA website and I hope it will help explain what may be occurring with your mum. These symptoms are not present in every body with MND.

    What changes might...
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    Good news Debbie. You can start planning days out...

    Good news Debbie. You can start planning days out and may I recommend national trust and other gardens as they are wheelchair friendly and a good place to have lunch.

    Happy travels.

    Barry x
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    The button is the same Ellie except mine is...

    The button is the same Ellie except mine is yellow. Yes it requires a Bluetooth connection.

    Love,
    Barry
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    Hi Ellie, I have a button switch which links...

    Hi Ellie,

    I have a button switch which links to my iPad via Bluetooth . It operates all the functions once it is paired. The button works like a mouse so it helps when your dexterity is...
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    Hello Vicky86, I read your other posts and I...

    Hello Vicky86,

    I read your other posts and I am sorry that your dad has been diagnosed with MND. I can’t offer more advice than our other members however I can help with the iPad.

    Go into...
  13. Thread: Hiya

    by Barry52
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    Hi Maz and welcome. You have already met some...

    Hi Maz and welcome.

    You have already met some of our forum family and no doubt if you have any questions or issues then someone will answer you.

    Best wishes,
    Barry
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    Hi Rosie and welcome to the forum. I’m sorry...

    Hi Rosie and welcome to the forum.

    I’m sorry to hear that your husband has been diagnosed with MND and I understand how you must both be feeling. Depending on where you live I hope you have access...
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    Hi Dis, That’s a significant weight loss over...

    Hi Dis,

    That’s a significant weight loss over 6 months. Did the doctor recommend diet supplements?

    Best wishes,
    Barry
  16. Thread: Mum with MND

    by Barry52
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    Hi Roo, I’m sorry to hear about your mum. From...

    Hi Roo,

    I’m sorry to hear about your mum. From what you say your mother may qualify for nhs continuing health care (CHC). I would request an assessment.

    Regards,
    Barry
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    Hi Polly, Make sure you describe the worst...

    Hi Polly,

    Make sure you describe the worst days for your husband as it is our inclination to play down how this disease affects us. You get no points on the assessment scoring for saying we are...
  18. Thread: bereavment

    by Barry52
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    Hello Caljake, Please accept my condolences...

    Hello Caljake,

    Please accept my condolences for the loss of your beloved husband. We all hope that when the time comes it will be peaceful and don’t reproach yourself for not being awake at the...
  19. Hi Katski and welcome. Sorry to hear about...

    Hi Katski and welcome.

    Sorry to hear about your dad and it must have been dreadful for him prior to diagnosis. Not that the going will be easier henceforth but maybe when you see him next you can...
  20. Hi Katherine and welcome to the forum. I’m...

    Hi Katherine and welcome to the forum.

    I’m sorry to hear about your mother and you might suggest she looks into our very friendly group. We can’t offer advice about what may develop as everyone...
  21. Thread: On the border

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    Different garden today as I took advantage of the...

    Different garden today as I took advantage of the fine weather. The highlight of the Royal Botanical Garden in Edinburgh was again the azaleas and the blue poppies. This time I managed to buy some...
  22. Thread: On the border

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    I was going to reply to our cheeky cat but I...

    I was going to reply to our cheeky cat but I couldn’t have bettered your post Dina.

    CC,

    The shrub is an azalea and there were many different colours or in your case colors xx
  23. Thread: On the border

    by Barry52
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    On the border

    Dawyck botanical garden

    If anyone is traveling through the Scottish Borders then I can recommend a visit to these gardens. They have disabled access and a well signed wheelchair route. I did it...
  24. Thread: new member

    by Barry52
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    Welcome Jackie. I’m pleased you have found us...

    Welcome Jackie.

    I’m pleased you have found us so soon after diagnosis because you will get lots of support and advice from our members.

    Best wishes,
    Barry
  25. Thread: Music Thread 2

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    Hi Kayleigh, My parents played Frank Sinatra...

    Hi Kayleigh,

    My parents played Frank Sinatra and Mat Munro when I was a teenager and of course it wasn’t cool to like your parents choice but now I can appreciate the quality of their voices....
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