The 42-year-old Dutchman was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2013.
Joe Hammond, a writer living with motor neurone disease explains why he is preparing birthday cards now, before he is unable to do so.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) relates to a group of diseases that affect the nerves in the brain and spinal cord that control your muscles.
The Bolton Wanderers defender announced his immediate departure from the sport.
Jason Liversidge will use technology that has an accented voice, based on a similar system to that used by Professor Stephen Hawking.
Reading the thoughts of completely locked-in patients and breaking the first wall of communication, is a huge milestone.
Four people who are so paralysed that even eye movement is impossible, communicated their thoughts during a ground-breaking experiment.
The craze criticised as a celeb-backed publicity stunt has been hailed for funding landmark research in the study of motor neurone disease.