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Free iPad and Software for Families with Children who have Autism and are Limited Verbal or Non-Verbal.

Dear Partners,

The email below is for families who have children with autism who have
limited or no verbal language skills. The Holly Rod Foundation is
donating iPads to such families! There is a financial eligibility
requirement but it's generous. A professional on the child's team
(teacher, doctor, or speech therapist) must take responsibility for the
gift card that downloads the applications. Applications are due by
December 31 but the earlier you apply, the more likely you will receive
an iPad, if I am reading the details correctly.

Please see the email below. To download the information and application
form, click on the little round "go" button next to "Holiday 2010 iPad
Application" at bottom of the webpage

Please forward this email to other families in your networks!

Elaine Ogburn, Family Mentorship Specialist, Va-LEND Program
P.O. Box 980405, Richmond, VA 23298-0405 - Fax (804) 828-0098
Phone (804) 828-0073 or (804) 320-4514 - Email [email protected]

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----- Original Message -----
From: Fischer, Meredith
Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2010 4:55 PM
Subject: Ipad Free for your studenst with Autism

Teacher and Caregiver please pass this information along to parents...

The Holly Rod Foundation, founded by Rodney and Holly Robinson Peete,
who themselves have a son with autism, are having a holiday giving
campaign by donating iPads to families with children diagnosed with
autism, who
are either non-verbal or have limited verbal ability. The iPad, with
Many apps, is an excellent tool for communication and can be life
for some children. There is a financial requirement - single family
annual > income of less than $35,000 or dual family annual income of
less than
$50,000. Please spread the word to those you know affected by autism.

Here is the link to apply:

Meredith Fischer
Service Coordination
Chesterfield MHSS/Community Services Board
6801 Lucy Corr Boulevard (Rogers Building)
PO Box 92 Chesterfield, VA 23832
Phone: 804-706-7656
Fax: 804-717-6251

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