Caregiver Resource Center Blog

Stories of people who are out there, learning, teaching… and growing. They're our heroes, and we invite you to learn more about them.

Return to Overview



Search



Categories


Recent Topics

  • No recent topics.

Recent Articles

  • No recent articles.

Archives


Today Is Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day


  Posted on Jan 24, 2017 - 2:37pm

Jan. 24th is Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day. According to the Children's Craniofacial Association (PDF): Moebius syndrome is a rare congenital (present at birth) developmental disorder, characterized by absence or underdevelopment of the nerves that control facial (cranial nerve 7) and eye movements (cranial nerve 6)...


    Blog   -  moebius syndrome awareness day


Two Lives, Changed


  Posted on Dec 7, 2016 - 2:42pm

The odds, they told her, were astronomical. The chances of her son having a rare disorder were the same as being struck by lightning. And then lightning struck once more. For Barrington, NJ, residents Kelly Sexton and her husband, Ryan, getting an official diagnosis for their two sons, Dylan, 7, and Logan, 5, was a myster...


    Blog


Stephanie Taymuree has witnessed huge advances in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) during her nearly 40 years as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) and special educator, and her implementation of AAC technology in the classroom is unrivaled. But she still finds it thrilling when a student embraces AAC to ex...


    Blog


Adeline Bailey Overcomes Communications Challenges


  Posted on Oct 3, 2016 - 1:12pm

"Every day you have with your child is a gift," says Natalie Bailey, mother of six-year-old Adeline. That philosophy has helped Natalie and her husband, Dr, Stephen Bailey, contend with Adeline's developmental disabilities stemming from Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). "During a routine sonogram at 24 weeks gestatio...


    Blog


Freeing Joey Summers From "a Wordless World"


  Posted on Oct 3, 2016 - 1:08pm

Joey Summers, the recent winner of a prestigious award for exemplary Ohio special education students, enjoys using his augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device to tell jokes and charm his teacher and therapy team. But communication hasn’t always come easy for this bright young man. It took a caring pro...


    Blog


Mindy Thomas: A Cerebral Palsy Success Story


  Posted on Oct 3, 2016 - 1:06pm

Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age six months, Mindy Thomas of Bluffton, Indiana has significant physical and communication challenges. Now in her 40s, married and a mother, she has successfully met those challenges with the help of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). As a young child, Mindy used a simple f...


    Blog






What is AAC?


Communication Tools


Getting Started




Blog


Resource Library


AAC Guides

Copyright © Prentke Romich Company. All Rights Reserved.