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Posted on Sun, Sep 1, 2013 : 10 a.m.

Family of sheriff's office sergeant holding second golf outing to help autistic children

By Kyle Feldscher

The family of a Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office sergeant is putting on a golf outing to purchase iPads for families with autistic children, and is looking for more participants, the Tecumseh Herald reported.

Melissa Archer, wife of Sgt. David Archer of the WCSO, is holding the second annual Tee Off for Technology outing on Sept. 15 at Wolf Creek Golf Club in Adrian. The outing will raise money to purchase iPads for families with autistic children to help families communicate, the newspaper reported.

Jasmynn, the Archers’ 11-year-old daughter, is autistic, and Melissa Archer told the Herald that getting an iPad was a breakthrough in the family’s ability to communicate. The family is trying to raise enough money to buy 28 iPads to donate.

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