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Alex: A LAMP Success Story


  Posted on Oct 30, 2017 - 2:07pm

Like most children with Angelman Syndrome, Alex only communicated with natural gestures. “He really didn’t have a way to communicate effectively at home,” said his mom. “Alex would point to things he wanted, go to the pantry and/or refrigerator to obtain items, or simply pick from choices given to ...


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A Visit To PRC


  Posted on Oct 26, 2017 - 3:57pm

Earlier this month, we were pleased to host longtime PRC device user Anthony Dale, his father, Peter, and family friend, John, from the U.K.! Anthony has been using our devices since he was five, for a total of 24 years. At a reception held to welcome him and his family, they were interviewed by the Wooster Daily Record a...


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Down Syndrome Awareness Month


  Posted on Oct 23, 2017 - 11:46am

October is also home to Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a time to recognize the contributions that those born with Down syndrome have to offer! Just like everyone else, people with Down syndrome have strengths and talents that are unique to them, and this month we encourage others to help celebrate those abilities. What is...


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National Disability Employment Awareness Month


  Posted on Oct 11, 2017 - 2:48pm

There’s a lot going on in October, including National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM is an opportunity to bring to light the skills and abilities that inclusion has to offer. Happily, businesses are beginning to recognize this. According to Disability Scoop, while even though less than 1 in 5 wi...


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AAC Awareness Month


  Posted on Oct 9, 2017 - 1:06pm

October is Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) Awareness Month! Many people aren’t aware of, or don’t understand AAC. For those whom communication is difficult or impossible, AAC allows them to express their needs and wants, and more fully participate in decisions that affect their lives. AAC also...


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Rett Syndrome Awareness Month


  Posted on Oct 3, 2017 - 12:07pm

October is Rett Syndrome Awareness Month. But what is Rett Syndrome? Rett Syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects girls almost exclusively. Extremely rare, fewer than 1,000 U.S. girls are diagnosed each year. Worldwide, Rett Syndrome occurs in 1 out of every 10,000 female births. The syndrome is caused by a...


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