The exciting news is that schools are beginning to truly understand how important iPads and communication devices are for non-verbal children and children with Autism or special needs. The difficult part is that sometimes the equipment isn’t what a particular student needs, or the program isn’t updated. When a child like 15-year-old Savannah only has access to an iPad at school, this can cause a breakdown in communication between school and home or school and therapy. The best outcome would be a personal iPad that travels with the child and that’s what Variety wanted for Savannah. Variety partners, donors and volunteers have worked hard and given generously to make sure that children like Savannah have a voice—24/7. You can help give a child the gift of communication too! Just visit www.varietykc.org/.