TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - When the iPad was unveiled earlier this year, people around the world began snatching up these tiny, touch screen computers.
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While experts knew they'd be popular, the company probably didn't predict how this device would turn out to be a miracle for families who have loved ones who either can't or have trouble speaking.
Nathan and Missy Schaumleffel of Terre Haute bought an iPad on a whim, with the hopes it would help their son and save some money. They wanted to share their story so it may be of some help to other families who are dealing with autism.
If you'd like to learn more about Autism or want to connect with other families, dealing with this disorder, come to the Vigo County Fairgrounds on Saturday, September 25th for the third annual Terre Haute Walk Now for Autism . The resource fair kicks off at 9 a.m. And the walk starts at 10 a.m
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UPDATE: Around 9 a.m. on Saturday, the Terre Haute Police Department responded to the Statesman Inn room 144 at 1407 N 3rd Street. Officers found Randall Norton Jr, 21, with multiple stab wounds to his back and abdomen.
The Washington Police Department responded Friday around 2 a.m. to a complaint of a male subject being shot. The incident happened on Oak Grove Road in Washington near Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family. For some people the term family goes beyond their children.
Thursday night’s church fire in Prairie Creek in Vigo County was still smoldering Friday afternoon.
UPDATE: An assault on Friday around 2 p.m. leaves one man seriously injured. Terre Haute Police responded to the 2100 block of Locust Street in Terre Haute after a report of a battery.
The warmer weather is a thing of the past, and it's expected to get worse.