Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services

Local funding source provides life-changing communication device for young boy

posted on January 1, 2009 - 3:39pm
In Pearland, Texas, Connie Guinn worked tirelessly for several months to gain access to a speech-generating device for her son Benjamin, 6, who has myotubular (centronuclear) myopathy. With the exception of making noises and sounds, Benjamin was nonverbal. Guinn had tried to help her son learn sign language without much success.

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