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National Rehabilitation Week


  Posted on Sep 19, 2017 - 12:10pm

It’s National Rehabilitation Week! The National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation (NRAF) recognizes the third full week of September as National Rehabilitation Week (Rehab Week), to educate people about the benefits of rehabilitation and the capabilities of people with disabilities. Nearly fifty million Americans ...


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Giving James A Voice


  Posted on Sep 14, 2017 - 3:35pm

Earlier this year, we received a call from someone representing The Eric Fund; would we be interested in helping a young man receive a device? Of course we would. Overcoming Multiple Adversities At 14, James has endured more than any young boy should. He has undergone two open-heart surgeries and a bone marrow transplan...


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It started with a single phone call. The caller was a grandmother looking for a pair of laceless shoes for her grandson, who was unable to tie his own. Unable to help, Zappos resolved to change that. As a result, the company launched the “Zappos Adaptive” line, featuring clothing and shoes designed for people ...


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A recent article from the Associated Press highlights the soothing effect pets can have on children with autism. The story includes photos of Zucca, a black Labrador, and Perry, who provide a calming influence during potentially stressful trips to the dentist. After years of terrifying visits to the dentist, the 9-year-...


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Support For Children With Rare Illnesses


  Posted on Apr 28, 2017 - 11:12am

“There is hope…don’t give up.” When a child is diagnosed with a rare illness, it can be devastating for parents. Depending on the condition, there may be multiple resources that can be tapped into for advice, information…and a shoulder to lean on when it becomes overwhelming. But what if t...


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Summer Camp


  Posted on Apr 12, 2017 - 2:47pm

It's almost summer, and it's almost time for summer camp! Summer camp is a great opportunity for kids to learn independence, make friends, have fun…and be kids! Looking for a camp to attend? Visit our Summer Camps page to find a camp experience near you. Have an AAC-friendly summer camp you'd like to include? Subm...


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