Shawn

January 18, 2017

Shawn

Shawn has a high spinal cord injury and wants to contribute to his community. In order to be effective at doing that, he needed access to a phone.

We met Shawn several years ago. We helped him to control the computer using head movement, but we couldn't address his need for independent phone access. Each thing we tried just didn't quite work. His internet access was too slow for voice over IP and he didn't get reliable cell phone access.

The engineers at InvoTek received a grant to design new technology to address this problem and recently delivered a system that works great for Shawn. He is now independently placing and receiving calls and texting. It is incredible the number of people he contacts -- and how 'plugged in' he is.