The recent availability of easy to use, tow cost voice recognition input devices combined with increasingly sophisticated mini and micro-computer based Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems offer numerous possibilities for quadriplegics to enter (or re-enter) the job market as draft-persons and design professionals. Serious productivity potential needs much more study, however, preliminary benchmarks indicate that it would be reasonable to expect ratios of.9 to 1.4 over manual drafting using the configuration described.