Quinn Fucile
Who is Quinn Fucile? <ul><li>I am 14 years old and currently in Grade 9 at Wellington Secondary School. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Computers <ul><li>I love computers and use them in every area of my life.  </li></ul><ul><li>Some of my favorite programs ...
My Creations <ul><li>Here are a few examples of the things I have created using the computer… </li></ul>
Daily life <ul><li>My computer is used for communication with my friends as well as the outside world. </li></ul><ul><ul><...
Programs I use <ul><li>At school I have a laptop that mounts on my tray. It has a voice recognition program that allows me...
Programs I use <ul><li>Picture of Quinn with laptop in mount, etc </li></ul>
Hobbies <ul><li>I am a huge Star Trek fan and was fortunate enough to go to Las Vegas last year to the Star Trek conventio...
Hobbies <ul><li>Here I am with William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. The best 10 seconds of my life!!! </li></ul>
Academics <ul><li>My favorite subjects are science and math. This semester I am in the Grade 10 honours Science class. </l...
At home <ul><li>My older brother and I live part time with my Mom and part time with my Dad.  </li></ul><ul><li>My school ...
My request <ul><li>I have done research on laptops and have found the Dell Inspiron 1420 to meet all of my needs. </li></u...
Quinn Fucile Thank You for the taking the time to listen to my story
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Quinn Fucile Laptop Request

  1. 1. Quinn Fucile
  2. 2. Who is Quinn Fucile? <ul><li>I am 14 years old and currently in Grade 9 at Wellington Secondary School. </li></ul><ul><li>I was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy and have been confined to a wheelchair for my entire life. </li></ul><ul><li>I have limited use of my hands and depend on my computer daily. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Computers <ul><li>I love computers and use them in every area of my life. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of my favorite programs are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3D Max – 3D animation program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photoshop – a photo manipulation program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flash – 2D animation program </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. My Creations <ul><li>Here are a few examples of the things I have created using the computer… </li></ul>
  5. 5. Daily life <ul><li>My computer is used for communication with my friends as well as the outside world. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I use MSN Chat to talk with my friends and family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I also use web-conferencing to keep in touch </li></ul></ul>Picture of Quinn with his headset on the computer chatting, etc
  6. 6. Programs I use <ul><li>At school I have a laptop that mounts on my tray. It has a voice recognition program that allows me to write my own papers. It also has an on screen keyboard and a track pad I use for typing when the room is too loud for me to dictate. </li></ul><ul><li>With my computer I can be independent. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Programs I use <ul><li>Picture of Quinn with laptop in mount, etc </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hobbies <ul><li>I am a huge Star Trek fan and was fortunate enough to go to Las Vegas last year to the Star Trek convention. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hobbies <ul><li>Here I am with William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. The best 10 seconds of my life!!! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Academics <ul><li>My favorite subjects are science and math. This semester I am in the Grade 10 honours Science class. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I am also taking a couple of courses online through the Internet with the Learn@Home Program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I have been on the Principal’s List for every semester I have been at Wellington. </li></ul><ul><li>My goal is to be a genetic engineer. </li></ul>
  11. 11. At home <ul><li>My older brother and I live part time with my Mom and part time with my Dad. </li></ul><ul><li>My school computer does not come home with me. I would really like a laptop that I can use at home and take with me. This would allow me to do homework without waiting for my family to help me. </li></ul><ul><li>This would help me be independent at home. </li></ul>
  12. 12. My request <ul><li>I have done research on laptops and have found the Dell Inspiron 1420 to meet all of my needs. </li></ul><ul><li>It comes with a voice recognition program, it has enough memory to run my favorite programs, and is small enough to fit on my wheelchair tray. </li></ul><ul><li>The cost of this laptop and all the software is approx. $2200. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Quinn Fucile Thank You for the taking the time to listen to my story

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