LAC Autism Network provides tablets to assist students with communication barriers

LACAN's Mandy Stapley (left) delivers Samsung Galaxy Tab A Tablets to Southview Public School principal Joanne Borges to assist individuals with communication barriers. Submitted photo.

Schools across the Limestone District School Board received state of the art resources for students with communication barriers courtesy Lennox and Addington County Autism Network (LACAN).

LACAN’s Mandy Stapley recently delivered 14 Samsung Galaxy Tab A Tablets to schools across the region after her group was able to secure the donation from Samsung and Autism Speaks Canada.

Tablets were donated to Napanee District Secondary School, Southview Public School,  The Prince Charles Public School, Odessa Public School, Centreville Public School, Enterptise Public School, Harrowsmith Public School, Selby Public School, Newburgh Public School, Tamworth Elementary, Bath Public School, Fairfield Elementary School, Amherstview Public School and John Graves Simcoe Public School.

“I was so excited to apply for this opportunity, and even more so to have won 14 tablets for our community,” said Stapley. “This is one of the many reasons I’ve dedicated my time to this great organization, to be able to assist and connect people and businesses to support one another.”


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