[nobe-l] Offer of Assistance

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Wed Dec 19 19:40:50 UTC 2012

I don't know, no minimum or maximum was stated.  I think that they 
are primarily interested in "school-age kids, that is K-12.


>How old does the student have to be?
>Sent from my iPod Touch
>On Dec 19, 2012, at 6:12 AM, David Andrews <dandrews at visi.com> wrote:
> > I have received the following message, an offer of assistance to 
> a blind student, and I know it to be legitimate.  If you have a 
> qualifying student and want to submit a proposal, please submit it 
> to me at dandrews at visi.com and I will forward it to the proper person.
> >
> > David Andrews
> >
> > We have been contacted by a person potentially offering to donate adaptive
> > technology to a student or students who will use it well and who will not
> > otherwise be able to obtain it.  Approximately $3,000 worth of 
> equipment can
> > be made available, which can cover the price of some braille displays,
> > laptops, tablets and reading devices.  There is a preference for providing
> > braille hardware, but all requests will be considered.
> >
> > If you believe you have a student who meets the criteria of potential
> > effective use and genuine inability to obtain the equipment any other way,
> > write back to me describing the student and his or her equipment needs,
> > concisely but informatively.  I will then pass the information on to a
> > member of the screening committee.
> >
> > This will be an informal and fairly rapid process.  If the right
> > candidate(s) are found, they obviously will not receive their new 
> technology
> > on Christmas, but they might be able to know it is coming, and should
> > receive it in January.

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