The SARAW, or Speech Assisted Reading And Writing program was developed by the Neil Squire Foundation, North Vancouver, British Columbia in conjunction with Capilano College.

In 1996, The SARAW program won the Governor General's Flight for Freedom Award. Sponsored by Canada Post Corporation, the award honours a project showing long-term achievment, innovation, leadership and organizational excellence in literacy.

The original SARAW program was designed and written by Don Bentley and Pat Hodgson. They are also designing the current Windows version. Harry Lew is programming the Windows version.

The Companion to SARAW was written by Kim Blevins.

Written in collaboration with:
Pat Colpitts - SARAW Program Director,
Neil Squire Foundation - Regina Office

For more information about the SARAW program, as well as other opportunities and services for people with disabilities, please contact the Neil Squire Foundation Office nearest you:

Neil Squire Foundation Head-Office
220 - 2250 Boundary Road
Burnaby, BC V4M 4L9
Tel: 604-473-9363
Fax: 604-473-9364

Neil Squire Foundation - Prairies Region
Suite 100 - 2445 13' Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 0W1
Tel: (306) 781-6023
Fax: (306)522-9474

Neil Squire Foundation - Central Canada
500 - 179 Colonnade Road
Ottawa, ON K2E 7J4
Tel: 613-723-3575

Neil Squire Foundation - Maritimes Region
104 - 440 Wilsey Road
Park Office Centre
Fredericton, NB E3B 6E9
Tel: (506) 450-7999
Fax: (506) 453-9681

The Companion to SARAW can be downloaded from the Neil Squire Foundation Web-site. You can find it at:

Made possible through funding from
The National Literacy Secretariat

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