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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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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...


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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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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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PRC Debuts New Look


  Posted on Oct 10, 2017 - 9:44am

Prentke Romich Company has updated its look with a new logo, tagline and more. The company will begin introducing its new identity throughout the fall as part of a phased rollout. “It was a large undertaking,” said Dave Moffatt, CEO. “But the current PRC logo and tagline have been in place, in some form,...


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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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