Brandy Wheeler is on a mission to place iPads in the hands of every local student with Autism. To meet this lofty goal she partnered with Traverse City Area Public Schools to expand their iPads for Autism program. While planning the upcoming fundraiser, the Traverse Traveler Scavenger Hunt for Autism, Apple finally released the latest edition of their iPad tablet leaving consumers faced with the difficult decision: What to do with their iPad2? Wheeler has the solution: Donate it to TCAPS to support the iPads for Autism program. "We took a creative approach to fundraising by using social media for social good. Breathing new life into old technology fits right in with our goals."
Brandy Wheeler, creator of the Traverse Traveler app, a handy mobile guide to the Traverse City region, became a Partner in Education with Traverse City Area Public Schools with the goal of growing a small pilot program providing iPads and apps to TCAPS students with autism.