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2013-09-26 23:35:51

Affordable and user-friendly, the voiceless are being given the building blocks of speech, and a voice, with the patent-pending Speak for Yourself, (SfY) app on an iPad or Android device. Created by Heidi LoStracco, and Renee Collender, two speech-language pathologists, educators and moms, SfY offers breakthrough Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC), and continues to make waves among educators, parents, speech pathologists, physicians, and caregivers of non-verbal children and...

2013-09-24 23:38:30

Adaptivation's Ultimate Communication System offers a wide range of their most popular assistive communication products all in one handy kit. Well suited for inclusive classrooms, special needs classrooms, rehab centers and other professional facilities, this complete communication system highlights the benefits of high-tech in an easy-to-use, low-tech format. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical...

2013-08-27 23:23:08

The new collection of expert-designed phrases and pictures will help students with speech disabilities achieve their full potential in college, university, and vocational training programs. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 MyVoice and University of Toronto Scarborough AccessAbility Services today released the “College Life Pack”, a free-to-download vocabulary collection designed to help students with speech disabilities communicate on campus using MyVoice’s text-to-speech...

2013-07-25 23:22:57

The Children’s Spot, the superior children’s speech, occupational and ABA therapy program, announces their August Speech and Occupational Therapy (SPOT) Groups. Summer SPOT Groups are led by a speech pathologist and occupational therapist who teach and reinforce language, communication, sensory, gross and fine motor skills for each child. Elkridge, MD (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The Children’s Spot announces their August SPOT Group sessions. Each group has room for 4 children of...

2013-07-12 23:30:32

People with speech disabilities in Ontario can now receive a 75 percent discount on the purchase of an iPad or iPod Touch preloaded with MyVoice's TalkRocket Go -English or French version- communication aid app. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 MyVoice Inc. is pleased to announce that people in Ontario with speech disabilities can now receive the company's TalkRocket Go communication aid app, in English or French, along with an iPad or iPod Touch at just one-quarter of the cost,...

2013-05-31 23:24:12

Len the Plumber is sponsoring the annual Dot Dash 8k to fight the crisis on Braille Literacy. Baltimore, Md (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 As part of their continued commitment to the local community, Len the Plumber is sponsoring the annual Dot Dash 8k to fight the crisis on Braille Literacy. The race is hosted by The National Federation of the Blind, a national organization whose home is in Baltimore, MD. The money raised will help in tackling some alarming statistics and raising the general...

2013-05-31 23:03:21

Randyce Wechter, the latest nominee of the “No Limits” Mentoring Mission Award — a charitable outreach program dedicated to helping disabled people to achieve their career goals — embodies the true spirit of somebody who has steadfastly refused to give up. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Randyce Wechter, the latest nominee of the “No Limits” Mentoring Mission Award — a charitable outreach program dedicated to helping disabled people to achieve...

2013-03-09 23:01:46

Specifically designed with speech language pathologists and assistive technology trainers in mind, the QuickStart Assistive Technology Communication Kit includes everything that teachers and students require for voice output communication. Bringing together three of AbleNet's most popular communicators, this kit also includes the terrific resource book, Making Connections by Peggy Locke, Ph. D and Jackie Levin, M.A. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.