Kiannah’s Room with a View

Kiannah’s Room with a View

Kiannah has just finished up her grade one year at McGirr Elementary in Nanaimo. Kiannah is legally blind and cannot see things that are out of her reach or things…

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Clear Achievement

Clear Achievement

Shealynn is a kind, determined, resilient, and thoughtful grade 5 student in Prince George, BC. Thanks to support she is receiving from teachers, staff at her school, and SET-BC she…

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The Braille Challenger

The Braille Challenger

Ella is a bright 10 year-old student from Delta, BC. She loves going to school, where she has worked diligently to become a proficient reader and writer. Because she is…

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Here’s Johnny

Here’s Johnny

It’s amazing to watch Johnny quickly complete messages or respond to questions on his speech generating device called an ECO2. Using a set of multiple meaning picture icons in systematic combinations…

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Minspeak Student Mentors

Minspeak Student Mentors

What happens when a motivated student with a speech challenge is paired with two enthusiastic peer mentors? Success for all. Brandyn is an enthusiastic Kindergarten student in Nanaimo who has a…

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Transitions with Technology

Transitions with Technology

Amanda and Calli are two students from Dr. Kearney Middle School in the Peace River North School District who have been experiencing great success as they participate in a SET-BC…

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A Natural Speaker

A Natural Speaker

Edward is a kind, curious and outgoing Grade 6 student in Vancouver who loves to communicate with people. Edward struggled with writing and completing academic classroom tasks. He found pencil…

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I Am Colten

I Am Colten

Colten is a grade 6 student in Burnaby, BC. In his grade 6/7 classroom, Colten is well  liked and accepted by those around him.   He is known for his great…

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Chatting up a Storm

Chatting up a Storm

Thomas is a happy kindergarten boy with a smile that lights up the room.  He is very popular with his classmates and is included in all activities. It is tricky…

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Speaking her Mind

Speaking her Mind

Brin is a caring and curious Grade 7 student who loves to participate in classroom conversations, share her ideas during lessons, talk about her personal experiences, and ask questions. She…

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A Clear View

A Clear View

Fiona is a very outgoing and curious Grade 3 student in Vancouver. Fiona is described by her classroom teacher as an enthusiastic learner with a thirst for knowledge in a…

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Just Write!

Just Write!

Students who struggle with writing independently have benefited from the emergence of Apple’s iDevices. In the past couple of years, several schools in the Central Okanagan School District (SD23) have…

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The Apprentice

The Apprentice

Ty is a Grade 12 student in Terrace, BC who is well on his way to success even beyond graduation. Ty is a hard-working academic student with an interest in…

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Carter – Shows AND Tells

Carter – Shows AND Tells

Just over a year ago, Carter started his schooling experience without saying much. It wasn’t that he didn’t have anything to say, for if you were to meet Carter, you…

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Marcel’s Story

Marcel’s Story

Marcel is an energetic 10-year-old boy who participates in many aspects in his school. Marcel has autism which affects his ability to work with others. He had troubles with attendance…

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Taking the Smart View

Taking the Smart View

Emily is a Grade 10 student in Langley who is finding great success in completing her academic work with assistive technologies in the classroom. Emily has a visual impairment which…

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What a Difference AT Makes

What a Difference AT Makes

Nico is a Grade 8 student in the Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows school district who hasn’t always found school meaningful. When he was first introduced to technology in Grade 2 he…

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When It All Comes Together

When It All Comes Together

Alex is an energetic 11-year-old who attends Lady Grey Elementary in the small mountain community of Golden. He received a SET-BC desktop computer in 2010 and has made steady and…

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