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PRC At ATIA 2018 Conference


  Posted on Jan 24, 2018 - 1:54pm

This month, PRC will be attending the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) 2018 Conference. The conference, held annually, is a showcase for manufacturers, sellers and providers of assistive technology products, equipment and systems that enhance learning, working and daily living for persons with disabilities....


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International Angelman Day


  Posted on Feb 12, 2018 - 11:11am

International Angelman Day is February 15 It was inspired, he said, by a work of art: “Boy with a Puppet” (or “A Child With a Drawing”) by Giovanni Francesco Caroto. For English pediatrician Harry Angelman, the painting inspired his choice of the title, “Puppet Children,” to describe th...


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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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