Rom Houben is communicating quite well, thank you, by tapping out messages on electronic equipment. He’s writing a book about the experience.The hopeless case who is now tapping out a book
Dr Steven Laureys, one of the doctors treating Houben, acknowledged that his patient could not make himself understood after all. Facilitated communication, the technique said to have made Houben's apparent contact with the outside world possible, did not work, Laureys declared.Brain-damaged patient proved unable to communicate
This has been another installment of P. McIlheran, Man of Science.