Autisms Speaks iPad Grant
07 Nov 2016
Behold, the gift of technology! This is really cool. Autism Speaks, with funds raised by GameStop, is granting 685 iPad Airs to financially disadvantaged people with autism. This is a wonderful opportunity that could make a big difference in someone’s life.
Here are the details:
Autism Speaks is thrilled to announce that this year, 685 iPad Airs will be awarded to financially disadvantaged people with autism. The application is now open!
Eligible applicants are individuals who:
Have been diagnosed with autism by a licensed professional
Reside in the United States
Have limited income and cannot afford to purchase an iPad
The timeline is below:
November 7: Online application opens at 6:00 a.m. EST
November 11: Application closes at 11:59 p.m. EST
November 15 – December 9: Review committee selects recipients
December 15: Recipients announced and iPads sent out!
Applications must be submitted by the person with autism, an immediate family member of the person with autism, or a licensed social worker or therapist. The Technology Grant Review Committee will review applications and select the iPad award recipients. All applicants selected to receive an iPad Air will be contacted by December 15. If selected, the iPad will be shipped via UPS directly to the address provided with the application. Others will receive an email informing them of their status.
Questions? Contact Autism Speaks at firstname.lastname@example.org.