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Danny's Wish Announces iPads For Autism Auction
On Wednesday, December 1st, Danny's Wish enthusiastically kicks-off our 'iPads for Autism Online Auction'. The auction will run from December 1st through December 5th
By: Victor Cipolla
"Our mission at Danny's Wish is to provide life enhancing experiences and resources for kids and families dealing with Autism and Autism related spectrum disorders," said Dino Sgueglia, President of Danny's Wish. "We're very excited to have started our latest fundraiser, iPads For Autism Auction. The iPad provides alternative communication and learning applications that allow Autistic children to flourish. These applications grant children new and amazing opportunities by fostering enhanced communication, independence, daily life skills, and developmental growth. More importantly, the iPad gives those without a voice a chance to be heard. Join Danny's Wish in raising money to provide iPad's for schools and individuals with Autism!"
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Since Apple released the iPad on April 3, 2010, there has been daily
news buzz about its overnight success and the many wonderful uses for
the Autism community. The iPad uses new alternative communication
methods and learning applications providing Autistic children with
enhanced communication, independence, daily life skills, and
developmental growth. The iPad gives those without a voice the chance
to be heard.
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Danny’s Wish was created in honor of my son Danny, a fun loving boy with Autism. He struggles every day to lead a normal life and even communicate. As a parent, I face the daily frustration and pain which comes from coping with a child with this affliction. There is never a day that I don’t pray for a cure for Autism and the related spectrum disorders. My biggest wish is to hear my son tell me that he loves me – that will be worth more than anything in the world to me. Autism has become the most serious and fastest growing developmental disability in the United States, but receives less than 5% of the total research funding of less prevalent childhood diseases. The rate of diagnosis is growing everyday – funding and research need to catch up.