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Closed 08/12/2016

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£273raised of £500 target by 19 supporters

    Weʼve raised £273 to Give Adam a voice with a tobii dynavox software

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    Funded on Thursday, 8th December 2016

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    Not being able to talk is not the same as having nothing to say.

    ABOUT ADAM:
    Adam has severe autism and epilepsy, he is 25. He is mostly non- verbal apart from a few words like "church" and "big church".

    WHY NOW?
    This morning adam woke up with a large amount of blood coming out of his right ear. We obviously had no idea why it was bleeding so heavily because Adam can not communicate in a effective way which allows us to understand his world. We take him to the walking centre where he is seen by a doctor and they tell us that the side of his face is swollen with a blocked glanned. I ask what this has to do with his ear? He had scratched his ear because the gland is connected to some part of his ear. They told us he must have been in a lot of pain and urged us to go to a dentist to get it sorted as he must be in discomfort.
    He must have been in pain for a while and we all had no idea because how was he suppose to tell us with the limited symbols he has? I couldn't imagine how frustrating this must be, to scratch till you show large amounts of blood, he must of been in a lot of pain. Then we knew we had to do somthing.

    THE DEVICE
    The device we are raising money for will be a regular ipad with the specific software needed to give him a voice. this will have every symbol needed for him to communicate day to day needs and reduce stress and anxiety. The software is by tobii dynavox and is 100 reliable and will change his life. he will be able to say things and be involved in conversations once learnt how to use it. part of the money will go towards a special case that will be damage proof so if he dropped it by mistake it will be OK. part of it goes towards the ipad and the rest will go to tobii dynavox to fund the software. if you think you can help in any way please do not hesitate!!
    thanks so much

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    • India Mains9 months ago
      India Mains

      India Mains

      9 months ago

      Thankyou so much. My just giving page has now ended but me and my mum still have other sponsored so all in all we have raised around 320 pound!!

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    • India Mains10 months ago
      India Mains

      India Mains

      10 months ago

      We have reached the 200 bracket!!! Thanks so much to everyone who kindly donated

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    • India Mainsa year ago
      India Mains

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      a year ago

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    19

    • Chop Suey

      Chop Suey

      Nov 24, 2016

      Good luck! Xx

      £10.00

    • Janet STOKES

      Janet STOKES

      Nov 22, 2016

      We are all so proud of you princess. xxx

      £10.00

    • Caroline Lamb

      Caroline Lamb

      Nov 22, 2016

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 22, 2016

      Good luck

      £5.00

    • Jane Tyrer

      Jane Tyrer

      Nov 6, 2016

      Good luck with your fundraising India xxx

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 6, 2016

      £35.00

    • Cheryl Close

      Cheryl Close

      Nov 5, 2016

      Good luck with your fund raising. x

      £20.00

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