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A recent article from the Associated Press highlights the soothing effect pets can have on children with autism. The story includes photos of Zucca, a black Labrador, and Perry, who provide a calming influence during potentially stressful trips to the dentist. After years of terrifying visits to the dentist, the 9-year-...


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Ten Tips For Back To School!


  Posted on Aug 15, 2018 - 3:10pm

Back-To-School; Are You Ready? Here are 10 Things You Need to Know! It’s that time again –school bells are ringing! It’s tough to adjust from the long, slow summer days to the hectic pace of the school year, but we’re here to help. But, we want to make sure you’re prepared to support your stu...


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Support For Children With Rare Illnesses


  Posted on Apr 28, 2017 - 11:12am

“There is hope…don’t give up.” When a child is diagnosed with a rare illness, it can be devastating for parents. Depending on the condition, there may be multiple resources that can be tapped into for advice, information…and a shoulder to lean on when it becomes overwhelming. But what if t...


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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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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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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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