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PRC At ASHA: The Prentke Lecture


  Posted on Nov 8, 2017 - 1:24pm

This year marks the 21st year of the Edwin and Esther Prentke AAC Distinguished Lecture held at the annual American Speech-Hearing Association (ASHA) conference. This year, ASHA is in Los Angeles, and visitors will have the opportunity to hear Yoosun Chung, of George Mason University. She’ll share her unique life ex...


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Now Available: The Xtreme Case For The Accent 800


  Posted on Nov 7, 2017 - 4:16pm

We’re happy to announce that our tough and durable Xtreme™ Case is now available for the Accent 800! Much like it’s larger cousin, the Xtreme Case for the Accent 1000, the Xtreme Case for the Accent 800 offers an extra layer of protection to our already-tough devices. The case fits on snugly, and screws ...


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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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