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Autism Speaks Announcement
November 2014: iPad Grant Application is Open!
Autism Speaks is thrilled to announce that the application for their annual iPad award program is now open!
1,176 iPad 4s will be given to financially disadvantaged individuals with autism. Also include is a Kraken A.M.S. case, by Trident Case with each iPad!
Eligible applicants are individuals who:
* Have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder by a licensed professional.
* Reside in the United States.
* Have limited income and cannot afford to purchase an iPad.
Technology Grant Timeline
November 10: Online Application Opens
November 14: Application Closes at 11:59PM EST
November 17 - December 5: Review Committee Selects Recipients
December 9: Recipients Announced and iPads sent out!
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted by the person with autism, an immediate family member of the person with autism, or a licensed teacher, social worker or therapist. The Technology Grant Review Committee will review applications and select the iPad award recipients. All applicants selected to receive an iPad 4 will be contacted on December 9. If selected, the iPad will be shipped via UPS directly to the address provided with the application. Others will receive an email informing them of their status.
Click here to apply!
You must create a login and further instructions will be provided.
Note: Only applicants in the United States will be considered. They cannot accept applications from outside the United States.
Autism Speaks would like to thank Trident Case for their generous donation of Kraken A.M.S. cases.
Questions or comments?
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (888) 288-4762.
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