Success Stories

Alex: A LAMP Success Story

Like most children with Angelman Syndrome, Alex only communicated with natural gestures. “He really didn’t have a way to communicate effectively at home,” said his mom. “Alex would point to things he wanted, go to the pantry and/or refrigerator to obtain items, or simply pick from choices given to...

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Isaiah Finds His 'Voice'

While speech therapist Sarah Allen has records denoting certain goals achieved while working with 8-year-old Isaiah who has autism, like the increasing frequency with which he's sought out augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), more important to her -- and harder to measure objectively -- is how often his intent...

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Jimmy's Story

After years of frustration, family members, teachers and classmates are finally getting a glimpse inside the mind of 13-year-old Jim Caster. "He's able to ask for what he wants or what he needs or what he doesn't want," said his speech therapist, Heather Gray. "His personality and sense of humor are starting to come out....

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Unlocking The Words

LAMP™ Combines with Team Approach to Introduce Children to a New World Meet Adrian, a 5-year-old boy who loves bowling and Parker, a 7-year-old boy who loves puppies. Both boys are in the same classroom at Vista Grande Elementary School in Rio Rancho, N.M. but the similarities don’t end there. For nearly one...

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Archie's Story

Like many 13-year-old boys, Archie Pollock has found a passion for a particular sport – surfing. He loves the feeling of the cool, crisp waves against his body and the warm, gentle breeze against his face. But Archie didn’t always enjoy surfing – or any activities. At age 3, Archie was diagnosed with...

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