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Tom, a white teenage boy laying down and working in the garden with an iPad at his side

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Always ready with a joke

Tom is one of the funniest 12 years olds you’ll ever meet. Quick-witted and always ready with a joke, he and his family are always laughing.

All their stories

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All their stories

The boys at the Black Mountain School in Australia use Pictello to express their storytelling skills. They are very excited that they can create stories themselves to share with their family and friends.

Enrique with iPad

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He always understood

Enrique has Down Syndrome and does not speak. Thanks to Proloquo2Go, he is now able to communicate effectively with his family and at school.

Just An Ordinary Day 2

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Just an ordinary day

Lisa is a single mum and has a 6-year-old son called Hunter. Lisa lost her speech when she was a child. Just as so many others, she takes her son to school and then goes to university for her Business study.

Giesbert

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Head-designed

Giesbert Nijhuis is paralyzed from the neck down due to a spinal cord injury caused by a car accident. He now designs t-shirts, CD covers, film posters and much more using a head pointer and an on-screen keyboard.

A voice for my son

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A voice for my son

Meet Charlie, diagnosed with autism and a speech disability. His mother, Rebecca, recognised that Charlie was different early on. Watch how she had to advocate for him.

Elina

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Me and my computer

Elina (10) was born with athetoid cerebral palsy. Thanks to her computer she can write independently, correspond through email with her friends and express herself in school papers.