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Meet PRC User Anthony Darrah


  Posted on Feb 19, 2018 - 10:54am

Meet: Anthony Darrah Age: 12 Device: Accent® 1000 for 2 years. Unity® 84 sequenced Lives in: OH Favorites: Ice cream for sure!! Reading books, cheering for his sister at softball, playing baseball, music and dancing, and of course socializing with everyone!! Anthony has never met a stranger. Loving, friendly, ou...


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Celebrating International Wheelchair Day


  Posted on Mar 1, 2018 - 1:37pm

First launched ten years ago, International Wheelchair Day is an annual day of events and activities for wheelchair users to celebrate the impact their wheelchair has had on their lives. According to British blogger Steve Wilkinson, aka “WheelchairSteve,” who founded International Wheelchair Day, the purpose of...


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March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month


  Posted on Mar 9, 2018 - 10:55am

According to the Brain Injury Association of America, every 9 seconds someone in the U.S. sustains a brain injury, and every day, 137 people die in the U.S. because of a traumatic brain-related injury. In addition, more than 3.5 million children and adults sustain an acquired brain injury each year; however, the total numb...


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March Is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month


  Posted on Mar 15, 2018 - 2:26pm

To honor Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, you may see many people wearing green. Why green? The color was chosen to reflect youthfulness and new growth, as well as hope for advancements in treatment and acceptance. What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early ...


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April Is Autism Awareness Month


  Posted on Apr 18, 2018 - 12:47pm

What is autism? Autism is a highly variable neurodevelopmental disorder, with symptoms generally appearing within the first two years of a child’s development. Autism is also referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, as the term “spectrum” refers to the wide range of symptoms, skills, and levels o...


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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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