His name is KC (his friends call him “Kace). He’s 12 years old and his Gramma (my friend and workmate) says “He’s a total social butterfly – laughing and smiling all the time. He loves everyone, loves school and his family.”
And, oh, yeah — KC has Angelman Syndrome.
It limits his speech, motor skills and communication.
But — someone in little ole Boise, Idaho has come up with software that could help KC — and other kids like him.
OneVoice – it’s a software for the iPad, and it has pictures for differently-abled people to touch so they can communicate with their family members, teachers and anyone else they need to “speak” with. According to KC’s Gramma “It is an amazing program!”
She is trying to raise money to get KC the iPad and the software. She’s about halfway there and I will vouch for her, this is not one of those I’m-the-king-of-Moldavia-and-you-have-won-the-lottery gimmicks.
This is for real.
And so is KC.
And so is his chance to finally say what he wants to say.
I say, let’s give him that chance.
Here’s the link:
Chip in for KC