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May 5-12 Is Cri Du Chat Awareness Week


  Posted on May 9, 2018 - 3:48pm

Also known as 5p-minus Syndrome or Lejeune’s Syndrome, Cri Du Chat is a rare genetic disorder in which a variable part of chromosome 5 is missing or deleted. The disorder was first described by Dr. Jerome Lejeune in 1963, who named it Cri Du Chat, or cry of the cat, based on the characteristic, cat-like cry of affecte...


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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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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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Making A Difference For Others


  Posted on Apr 26, 2017 - 1:40pm

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, the United States Senate’s Special Committee on Aging conducting a hearing on Aging Without Community: The Consequences of Isolation and Loneliness. The hearing was live-streamed on the Committee’s website, and was an insightful look into one of the biggest challenges faci...


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Macy: Rett Syndrome, AAC And Being Heard


  Posted on Oct 12, 2018 - 10:14am

“It really opened my heart.” For Samantha Brant, her daughter Macy has been one surprise after another, beginning with finding out she was pregnant. “Little did I think I would have any more children,” she laughed. Sam, a hardworking, busy executive for a major retailer, was already the mother of ...


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It's Here! PRC Releases Unity 2.0


  Posted on May 16, 2017 - 3:53pm

Augmentative and Alternative Communication’s most innovative language system is now even better! PRC is pleased to announce the release of the Unity 2.0 language system. The most innovative and established AAC language system in the industry, the Unity language system is now even easier to use – and easier to ...


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