Giving people without speech new ways to talk

OARC Newsletter - FALL 2022 



Our Executive Director, Lori Wiebe is on to her next adventure, and Pria is talking with her communication iPad.

Submitted by Marnie Loewen

pria websiteAlways smiling, Pria is a seven-year-old with a lot of love for her sisters Rielle and Éllis. She feels a need to take care of little kids and her baby doll. Her sisters at first saw Pria’s communication iPad as a novelty item. One day, her mom, Carly, picked up the girls from daycare and one of the workers reported that Pria had fallen and cried but she was okay. Mom recounted, “I had them in the back of the car. She reached out into her backpack and took out her P2Go AAC device ...

To read more, check out OARC's Fall 2022 Newsletter.