Robot for Disabled
This is actually good news although Yahoo stuck it in the Oddly Enough section.
On Tuesday I went to my four-year old's speech/development pre-school class and one of the kids has an early version of Stephen Hawking's voice synthesizer. Although he can walk, he can't speak at all but has a chair that says certain phrases for him at the push of a button. You can only hope that the technology advances as he grows older.