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We are trying to raise money to purchase my son an ipad, I really feel like he would benefit from it

My son Caleb was diagnosed with autism in May of 2010, he is moderate functioning and speaks some but often does not understand what he is saying or what is being said to him, he is 5 years old and have cognitive developement of between 30 months to 3 years old. Caleb is a very sweet boy and it breaks my heart to see him struggle so much to try and tell me his needs, when he is sick or hurt he has trouble telling me how or where so he often ends up having blood drawn at the doctors office just to find out what is wrong. I really feel like an ipad would be great beneficial to him, but because we are on a limited budget it's just not something we can afford at this time.
I have read so many positive stories of children who progressed so much with the use of an Ipad and I am hopeful that we will be able to get him one to help him learn to better communicate, I love him so much and wish I knew what he was really thinking

Here are some links that show just how helpful Ipads can be for autism
http://www.gadgetsdna.com/10-revolutionary-ipad-apps-to-help-autistic-children/5522/
http://www.pjstar.com/features/x1664571888/Autistic-child-transformed-through-help-from-iPad
http://www.emaxhealth.com/1506/ipads-may-help-children-autism-communicate
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