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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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Giving James A Voice


  Posted on Sep 14, 2017 - 3:35pm

Earlier this year, we received a call from someone representing The Eric Fund; would we be interested in helping a young man receive a device? Of course we would. Overcoming Multiple Adversities At 14, James has endured more than any young boy should. He has undergone two open-heart surgeries and a bone marrow transplan...


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Updated to reflect the impact of Hurricane Irma They broke records, destroyed homes and devastated neighborhoods. Coming into Texas and Florida as Category 4 whirlwinds, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma brought unprecedented destruction to the city of Houston and surrounding areas and the entire state of Florida. All of us at P...


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Once again, a hurricane has devastated homes, communities and families. And once again, PRC and Saltillo are reaching out to help. Make a Donation To assist those in the AAC community whose lives were upended, PRC and Saltillo have donated $10,000 to the United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication...


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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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International Ataxia Awareness Day


  Posted on Sep 25, 2017 - 10:24am

How much do you know about ataxia? If you’re like most people, you may never have heard of it, yet 150,000 people in the U.S. are affected. Ataxia is a degenerative disease of the nervous system, consisting of the loss of full control of muscle movements. Common symptoms include: Lack of coordination Slurred spe...


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