Assistive Technology Stories

Matthew Goodsell’s Student Memoirs

This audio is a memoir about a young man leaving home to go to university. It is the beginning of his independence as a young man who has cerebral palsy and uses a communication device. For a transcript, please download the appropriate chapters on the right.

Read by Matthew Goodsell and William Jones 

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Transcript of chapters

Independence at school with Assistive Technology

 

We asked one of our ex-students, Michael Alhadeff, about his Assistive Technology journey with CENMAC.

My first recollection of a computer was at Primary School. It was a rather strange experience looking back at it now. It was Year One and the computer was contained in a floor-to-ceiling metal box, which had to be opened to be used (and it meant I had my back to the classroom.) Things have obviously moved on a lot since then.
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Mike
CENMAC