The “Look at Me Project” has 200 tablets to give away to Canadian families living with autism…
Article by Jeff Hicks published on Dec. 28, 2014 on TheRecord.com:
"Ryne Ertel, 13, spied the perfect Christmas gift for his dad, Kevin.
The gift wobbled on the store shelf. The Kitchener boy shook with delight.
It was a bobblehead of sure-handed baseball shortstop Cal Ripken, his dad's favourite player of all time.
"He was over-the-moon excited because he wanted to buy this gift for his dad," said Ryne's mom Cheryl.
And for the family of four, including 10-year-old Kyleigh, Ryne's excitement was a holiday triumph in the lead-up to Christmas.
Ryne is autistic. And the Ertels, since Dec. 5, are one of five Canadian families trying out a new interactive camera app — launched by Samsung Canada in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada — designed to help autistic kids improve eye contact and better connect emotionally with loved ones. (...) "