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Autism Center says thanks for iPad donations

December 17, 2012
The Marietta Times

As a member of the volunteer board of directors for the Autism Center of Southeast Ohio, Inc. (ACSO), a 501 c (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting autistic children and their families in Washington County, I wish to thank the Marietta Shrine Club for their recent grant to acquire iPads and applications to be used in the four autism classrooms at Ewing School. With the purchase of the units, several nonverbal children are, for their first time, experiencing a way to communicate with other class members, teachers, staff and family members. With several recent articles in the Marietta Times, it has been noted that iPads have opened up a new world for many of these unfortunate children. Here are a few examples of successes being experienced in our community and Ewing classrooms:



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