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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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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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Barry Romich Recognized For Philanthropy


  Posted on Oct 11, 2017 - 10:55am

Congratulations Barry! PRC is proud to announce that our own Barry Romich was honored Oct. 10 by the Wayne County Communication Foundation (WCCF) as this year’s recipient of the Friend of Philanthropy Award. According to the WCCF website, the award “recognizes the difference that individuals and families can m...


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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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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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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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