Thanks to the generosity of the local community, Berrigan Shire Early Intervention has purchased an iPad and speech applications to assist local children.
Intervention representative Margaret Graham (pictured) said the idea to raise the funds to purchase the iPad all came about during Autism Awareness Month in April.
‘‘As a prelude to Autism Awareness month we held a street stall to raise some funds.
‘‘From the stall we were able to raise $900.
‘‘We received wonderful support from the community.’’
Mrs Graham said the Berrigan Shire Early Intervention facility recognised the importance of increasing the technology use among its clients.
‘‘The iPad is up and running and it’s a wonderful learning tool,’’ she said.
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