Club plan aids kids

Back, Red Cliffs Lions Club members Steve Hicks, Tom Leach and Robert Wolfe, Ouyen Lions Club members Graeme Russell and Colin Willox and Mildura Specialist School teacher Terry Dyke. Front, Mildura Specialist School speech pathologist Zorica Killeen, student Spencer Bullock and his mother Leanne. Picture: Louise Barker

Back, Red Cliffs Lions Club members Steve Hicks, Tom Leach and Robert Wolfe, Ouyen Lions Club members Graeme Russell and Colin Willox and Mildura Specialist School teacher Terry Dyke. Front, Mildura Specialist School speech pathologist Zorica Killeen, student Spencer Bullock and his mother Leanne. Picture: Louise Barker

TWO Mildura Specialist School students received cutting edge communication devices thanks to the mobilisation of local volunteers.

Spencer Bullock, 16, yesterday gave a demonstration of the $10,000 device, which has the appearance of a tablet, in front of teachers and local volunteers who watched him control the screen using an eye-gaze camera.

Spencer and fellow stud­ent Piper Pain, 8, received the long-awaited devices last month, which opened up a “whole new world of possibilities” for them.

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