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  Posted on Aug 15, 2018 - 11:18am

News of note: Remembrance: Amber Tatro Amber Tatro, who's family sued on her behalf to expand services schools were required to provide disabled children, has recently died at age 42. Read her obituary in The New York Times Read her obituary in The Washington Post Poetry Is a Way of Being in the World That Wasn&rsq...


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Meet Oscar And Odie


  Posted on Aug 8, 2018 - 11:06am

“It kind of surprises me how nervous people get about the device.” For Mary Kvitko, PRC’s Accent 800 has meant the world to her family – and to her five year-old son, Oscar. The Road to PRC Because he is nonverbal, Oscar – a bubbly, happy, easygoing little boy – first began communicati...


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Welcome Orange Effect!


  Posted on Jun 28, 2018 - 11:31am

"Making sure children with speech disorders receive the speech therapy and technology they need." For Orange Effect founder Joe Pulizzi and his wife, Executive Director Pam Pulizzi, it's more than just a mission statement - it's their joy and their passion. Cleveland-based Orange Effect is the foundation they establishe...


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May 5-12 Is Cri Du Chat Awareness Week


  Posted on May 9, 2018 - 3:48pm

Also known as 5p-minus Syndrome or Lejeune’s Syndrome, Cri Du Chat is a rare genetic disorder in which a variable part of chromosome 5 is missing or deleted. The disorder was first described by Dr. Jerome Lejeune in 1963, who named it Cri Du Chat, or cry of the cat, based on the characteristic, cat-like cry of affecte...


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TOB: Words Creating Worlds


  Posted on May 1, 2018 - 10:51am

"I love him sooooo much!" I squeal and clap my hands, then stretch my fingers out and wiggle them, eyes wide, crouched, ready to tickle my six-year-old son Tobin. He looks me right in the eyes, an expectant grin growing across his face. We lock eyes for a good five seconds: I’m crouched and ready, while he stands wit...


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May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month


  Posted on Apr 23, 2018 - 1:20pm

Every May, organizations all over join the American Speech-Hearing Association (ASHA) to promote Better Hearing & Speech Month. Help celebrate by learning more about communication disorders and available treatment options! Facts Approximately 46 million Americans experience some form of communication disorder. (20...


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