As Luke’s vision declined, the magnifying device he used for most of his day was putting strain on his eyes. Luke’s mom worked with CPRF’s Equipment Fund to purchase a BrailleSense Polaris tablet, transforming the way Luke is able to communicate and learn.
The BrailleSense Polaris tablet combines braille and mainstream Android apps. It allows Luke to send and receive information in braille. His school assignments be converted into emails that can be read and replied to by his teachers and classmates. Heather is excited for Luke to be able to communicate independently in all areas of his life:
“We have been so grateful for the ease of this process through CPRF. This equipment is something that will allow Luke to communicate more independently in many ways…”