Success Stories

Kylee: A Family's Story

Kylee’s Dad It was early 2011 when my wife and I had finally finished the paper work for adoption, and the waiting game was on. I was so anxious and scared that, whenever the phone would ring with an unknown number, my heart would start beating like crazy. Around June 20th, we were driving to Texas for a little...

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Finding His Voice

We had known something was off from early on. Cameron hadn’t achieved most of his first-year milestones on time and as we searched for answers about a diagnosis, we also coordinated a plan to achieve a long list of goals based on where he was at the time. It would take five years before he was officially diagnosed on...

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Implementing LAMP Words For Life: Leesburg, GA

We are Lindsey Giddens and Karen Souter, a Special Education Teacher and an SLP, respectively, at Lee County Elementary School in Leesburg, GA. In March of 2017, we were introduced to the LAMP™ methodology through a training our system set up with our amazing PRC representative, Jennifer Thomas. The focus on core...

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Implementing AAC: A Step-by-Step Process

by Nicole Wingate, Speech-Language Pathologist at Bluffton Harrison Elementary School in Bluffton, IN and Angela Sheets Where We Started It was just a few years ago when I found myself feeling hopeless as an SLP. There were students on my caseload with virtually no functional means to communicate. With ever changing...

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LAMP Spotlight: Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES

Reprinted from the LAMP™ eNewsletter, Issue 3 In this issue, we are highlighting the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES (BOCES-2), based in Rochester, New York. They are a cooperative special education organization composed of nine school districts which offers programs for preschool through transition-aged students. Over the...

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Johnathan Gunn: A Story Of Determination

For 27 year-old Johnathan Gunn, it's been a difficult road. Born and diagnosed with seven disabilities, including Cerebral palsy, Lowe's Syndrome, developmentally delayed, legally blind, severe orthopedic impairments and aplastic anemia/cancer, life was already an uphill battle. A Devastating Injury At age ten, a...

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