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    I have finally decided to use txt to speech on my iPhone and a tiny but loud Bluetooth speaker. It's taken a while to get speed and timbre right and I still sound like a robot but people understand me. My Right arm and leg are almost gone. In bed I have to use my left arm to pull my right arm over and my right leg is dead weight when dressing. But I can still walk, turn over in bed and swallow so it's not all doom and gloom. No physically challenged ladies trying to sing yet. πŸŽΆπŸ’œπŸ˜πŸ€—xx
    Bulbar started Jan 2020. Mute and 100% tube fed but mobile and undefeated. Stay Strong πŸ€—πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ˜xx

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    Good luck Mathew xx
    ALS diagnosed November 2017, limb onset. For the 4 yrs previously I was losing my balance.

    I'm staying positive and taking each day as it comes.

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      #3
      Yeah you wouldn't want to hear me sing πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£
      when i can think of something profound i will update this.

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        #4
        Your left hand is OK to type with? xx
        ​Diagnosed 03/2007. Sporadic Definite ALS/MND Spinal (hand) Onset.
        Eye gaze user - No functional limbs - No speech - Feeding tube - Overnight NIV.

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          #5
          I can still type with both hands. It's my arm going quicker than my hand. I'm thinking of getting an old typewriter but have you seen the prices!? πŸ’­πŸ§“πŸ˜’πŸ˜xx
          Bulbar started Jan 2020. Mute and 100% tube fed but mobile and undefeated. Stay Strong πŸ€—πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ˜xx

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            #6
            The singing lady🎀🎢 hasn't even got her dress on yet πŸ‘—or her lippy πŸ’„.Lovely to hear from you today matthew55 xx πŸ˜˜πŸ€—

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              #7
              Hi Matthew, is that predictable 6 text to speech App.Tell me about the Bluetooth speaker…this is all a learning curve for me and I don’t have good IT skills.Hope it works well for you.
              Best wishes
              Mary x

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                #8
                18.99 from amazon. My technical knowledge is dire but this was easy to set up. Volume is very important I find. The louder the better. πŸ”ŠπŸ˜‰πŸ‘ŒπŸ€—xx
                Bulbar started Jan 2020. Mute and 100% tube fed but mobile and undefeated. Stay Strong πŸ€—πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ˜xx

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                  #9
                  Mary C Bluetooth speakers are wireless, which is very handy, they just need to be 'paired' with your phone, tablet or PC. 'Pairing' just means the two devices can see and talk to each other and pairing is straightforward, as Matthew said, it prompts you to press certain buttons and/or keys. xx
                  ​Diagnosed 03/2007. Sporadic Definite ALS/MND Spinal (hand) Onset.
                  Eye gaze user - No functional limbs - No speech - Feeding tube - Overnight NIV.

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                    #10
                    The OT gave me a bluetooth speaker to go with my Speak Unique saved voice, which does make it louder but the clarity is not good. So I now (theoretically!) use some woman's voice using the Speech Assistant app which is loud and clear and doesn't need any amplifying. x
                    Diagnosed July 2020, ALS bulbar onset. PEG and ventilator (mainly at night), and pretty poor speech, but legs still about functioning!

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