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Saints News, 7/16/15: Steve Gleason Act scores victory for ALS patients on Capitol Hill

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From ESPN.com: The bill, which now needs only Obama's signature to become a law, will make critical technology available to patients with ALS and other neurological disorders through Medicare and Medicaid. That includes innovative speech-generating devices like the one Gleason uses to type words through eye movements. "People, like myself, who are literally voiceless, were heard. Loud and clear," Gleason said in a statement Wednesday. "This legislation may have my name on it, but please know it is the ALS community and the diligent legislators who deserve our applause."

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