The inspiration behind The Jamie Fund is Jamie Piro. Jamie was diagnosed at age 3 with Pervasive Developmental Disorder, a form of autism. Jamie was lost in a world all her own and when she started school we feared she would never interact or learn.
The iCare Program
iCare (Introducing Children to Acceptance through Reading and Education) is a reading program that works within a school system to develop empathy among typically functioning peers and help explain why some classmates might be different than others.
Become a Volunteer
iCare Reading Volunteers in Mansfield Public Schools love working with children through pre-approved storybooks. Find out more information about becoming a volunteer and register to help today!
iCARE is part of the curriculum in 25 schools in 24 towns in MA & 17 towns in 12 other states across the U.S.