The research, reported in the journal Science Translational Medicine, is an early step that allowed use of the device only inside laboratories.Larger studies in real-world conditions are required before the device ever could be sold.Studies begin soon to tell if that approach works without compromising users' speech.'Somebody that's in a wheelchair already has a stigma,' he said.This project was supported, in part by grant number 90PR3002, from the U. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.By study's end, all of the disabled volunteers preferred the tongue system to their regular assistive device, said co-author Joy Bruce, who heads the Shepherd Center's spinal cord injury lab.But patients who were older or worried that a tongue stud wasn't acceptable in their profession decided against participating. One had the piercing fall out, researchers reported, while others had problems finding transportation to the study site, unrelated medical issues or lost interest.
Wheelchair user Jason Di Santo, left, receives a tongue piercing at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.
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