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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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October Awareness Month And Observances


  Posted on Oct 2, 2017 - 1:33pm

Fall is here: Falling leaves, warm cozy sweaters, and, of course, Halloween! But October is also filled with awareness days and observances. It's a busy month, and here’s what PRC has in store: Rett Syndrome Awareness Month Affecting mostly girls, Rett Syndrome is a rare, non-inherited genetic disorder. Girls affec...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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