Organizations that provide iPads

2016 iPads for Apraxia

http://www.apraxia-kids.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2016-iPad-Program-Application.pdf

The program, which started in 2011, provides iPads and protective cases to children with apraxia of speech, from low to moderate income families, for their use in speech therapy practice, communication, and education.  This year, we will be able to distribute even more iPads thanks to generous donors on Giving Tuesday.

The Puzzling Piece iPad Challenge

http://thepuzzlingpiece.com/ipad.html
Grant Description:  Everyone can receive a free iPad. Our challenge to you is ….if you sell 60 Puzzling Piece necklaces, key chains or combination of both. We will give you a brand new iPad for your child or for your students.

Difference Iz Good
http://differentizgood.org/gift-a-voice/gift-a-voice-application/
Grant Description: Do you or a family member have a communication disability? Through our Gift a Voice Project we gift to those in need an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad with an AAC app installed.

iHelp for Special Needs
http://www.ihelpforspecialneeds.com/iHelpWelcome/Need_An_iPad_App.html
Grant Description: If your family, school or someone you know could greatly benefit from receiving an iPad and/or Apps, and you are interested in helping to raise the funds to purchase the assistive technology you need, please send us an email to info@ihelpforspecialneeds.com

Danny’s Wish
http://www.letschatautism.com/ipads-for-autism-application/
Grant Description: Danny’s Wish is committed to providing life enhancing resources and experiences for children and families dealing with autism and autism spectrum disorders. Our goal for this campaign is to raise $50,000 to supply approximately 100 iPads to those children affected and in need the most. We will be considering every request.

The Conover Company Mobile Technology Grant
http://www.conovercompany.com/grants/
Grant Description: The purpose of the Conover Mobile Technology Grant is to promote the use of mobile technology and our apps to improve an individual’s freedom and independence.

Apps For Children With Special Needs
http://a4cwsn.com/ipad2-4u/
iPads 4U Description: Apps for Children with Special Needs would like to provide iPads to as many families dealing with Special Needs as we possibly can.

Loud Mommy
http://loudmommy.com/apply/
Grant Description: Our goal is to provide iPad’s for families in need. Finances and child’s condition are the deciding factors for Loud Mommy. Applicants will be reviewed by a committee.

Disabled World- Towards Tomorrow
http://www.disabled-world.com/assistivedevices/apps/ipad-grants.php
Description:  Grants for iPads assist the educational process.

Gia Nicole Angel Foundation
www.giafoundation.com
Description:  Funds are awarded on a case by case basis with preference given to lower income and single parent families.  The mission of the Gia Nicole Angel Foundation is to enhance the daily functioning of a child with special needs and his or her family by awarding assistance through the purchase of a specific item or items.

Zanes Foundation- *** OHIO!***
www.zanesfoundation.org
Description:  Families who have children with special needs and live in Ohio. disabilities affect daily functioning in the following areas: capacity for independent living, economic self-sufficiency, learning, mobility, social skills, receptive and expressive language, self-care, and self-direction.

General Resources

American Speech and Hearing Organization
www.asha.org

Speech Development Chart
www.asha.org/public/speech/development/chart/

Introduction to Language, 3 – 5 years old
www.theroadmap.ualberta.ca/understandings/parents/37-60

Promoting Communication in your Non-Verbal Child
www.families.com/blog/promoting-communication-in-your-non-verbal-child

Find a Speech Language Pathologist
www.asha.org/findpro/

Insurance Coverage for Speech Therapy
www.smartspeechtherapy.com/speech-language-services-and-insurance-coverage-what-parents-need-to-know/

Glossary of Speech Terms
www.allaboutkidsny.com/glossary/html

Free Things for Kids with Special Needs
www.lovethatmax.com/2015/04/free-things-for-kids-with-special-needs.html?m=