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InvoTek does a lot of work with Be Extraordinary, a non-profit that helps people with disabilities achieve their life goals. Wes Wilson, a long-time Be X client and friend of InvoTek has been trying to figure out a way to work. Well, he has done it! Wes started his own business, Wes Wilson Tutoring and is helping middle school, high school, and college students to succeed at school. Way to go Wes! You can visit Wes' website at www.weswilsontutoring.com.


Welcome to InvoTek, where technology opens the door to independence, communication, and quality of life for people with severe disabilities.

Our expertise lies in two areas – helping people like George and Martin control computers when they can’t use their hands, and improving communication for people who find it challenging to use their natural speech.

Here's what InvoTek can do for you:

  • Provide research-proven technology.
  • Be your engineering partner so you can achieve your life goals.
  • Help you find funding --even if your needs aren't fundable through insurance.
  • Give you a way to use your skills and expertise to help others.

At InvoTek, our priority is to help every client obtain the tools and services needed to improve quality of life. Please contact us -- we’ll do our best to help you.

Over the past year I've had the opportunity to experience the power of sports for people with disabilities. In August we submitted our first SBIR research proposal related to adaptive sports with our partners at Lakeshore Foundation. Keep your fingers crossed -- we're breaking new ground on helping people who have quadriplegia to exercise.  --Tom


This week we lost a Safe Laser System pioneer and friend to our research team. Merle sustained a brainstem stroke 12 years ago and was the first person to use a prototype of our Safe Laser technology. He and his wife taught us and encouraged us more than they ever knew. Dr. Beukelman, our long-term collaborator on this project, said it well in his remembrance of Merle "we will remember him and you [Merle's wife] each time the Safe Laser System changes the life of others who wonder how they will now live with severe disability." I hope you'll watch the video above of Dr. Susan Fager (Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital) and Merle as he learned to move using the Safe Laser System, and remember that it is only through the generous hearts of our clients that we have any chance of making life better for people with severe disabilities. Thanks Merle.

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

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InvoTek Receives $162,000 National Institutes of Health Award

Grant Will Fund Development of RealTalk – A Breakthrough Device that Helps People with Disabilities Communicate More Effectively.

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InvoTek Receives $550,100 National Institutes of Health Award

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InvoTek Named Finalist for da Vinci Award

da Vinci Award honors innovative developments and research for people with disabilities. SSR selected as a finalist!

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