Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland

Here’s an article about writer director team  Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland who filmed Still Alice, about Alzheimer’s, after Glatzer’s diagnosis with ALS. He types on an iPad with his foot and uses synthetic voices to communicate.

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/11/30/movies/the-makers-of-still-alice-have-their-own-story-of-illness.html?referrer=&_r=1

UPDATE. Glatzer watched their Oscar win from a hospital, with respiratory complications.