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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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Runner Spotlight: Karla Perez


  Posted on Feb 9, 2017 - 10:08am

Meet Karla! She is the super dedicated mom to sweet Luz who battles Rett Syndrome, a neurological disorder that mainly affects girls and robs them of their ability to speak, use their hands ... or run. She says she doesn't consider herself an athlete, but dictionary.com says an athlete is "a person trained or gifted in exer...


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Congratulations to Josette Drees of Mary Cariola Children’s Center, winner of PRC’s American Speech-Hearing Association Conference (ASHA) drawing! She came to it later than most. “I discovered speech-language pathology in my mid-20s,” said Josette Drees. But when she did it came as no surprise; &ld...


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According to the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the national average wait time for developmental pediatric evaluations is approximately 5 months. Of 244 hospitals listed, 140 unique programs were identified and called in English. One hundred four programs were reached. Ninety programs met inclusion...


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Stephanie Taymuree has witnessed huge advances in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) during her nearly 40 years as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) and special educator, and her implementation of AAC technology in the classroom is unrivaled. But she still finds it thrilling when a student embraces AAC to ex...


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Summer Camp


  Posted on Apr 12, 2017 - 2:47pm

It's almost summer, and it's almost time for summer camp! Summer camp is a great opportunity for kids to learn independence, make friends, have fun…and be kids! Looking for a camp to attend? Visit our Summer Camps page to find a camp experience near you. Have an AAC-friendly summer camp you'd like to include? Subm...


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