How Apple’s iPad Let an 11-Year Old Canadian with Autism Communicate

iPhone in Canada reports on Emmitt, an 11 year old autistic boy who is unable to speak. Emmitt started out with PECS, but having to constantly lug two binders full of pictures with him to express himself was a frustrating experience. Now Emmitt is using Proloquo2Go, which empowers Emmitt to not just communicate with his family, but also share his thoughts, memories and feelings.

His parents are thrilled: "It may sound melodramatic, but it is absolutely true – Proloquo2Go has been an absolute life changer for our son Emmitt and our entire family," Emmitt's mother Angela said.

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Emmitt was featured in a user story on the AssistiveWare website last year. Read his story.

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