Computer thieves leave Holly cut off

LITTLE Holly Goodwyn has been left heartbroken today after thieves stole her communication lifeline.Burglars left the disabled girl unable to get on with her education after stealing a computer from Sidegate Primary School, Ipswich.

LITTLE Holly Goodwyn has been left heartbroken today after thieves stole her communication lifeline.

Burglars left the disabled girl unable to get on with her education after stealing a computer from Sidegate Primary School, Ipswich.

The six-year-old, of Rushmere Road, Ipswich, is upset and confused after thieves broke in and made off with a laptop essential for her studies.

Holly has cerebral palsy and has difficulty speaking so the computer was vital for her to fit into a mainstream school.


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A special program allowed her to start typing a word and then offered her a selection of alternatives to choose from, so allowing her to do her schoolwork.

Sidegate headteacher David Crowe said: "It's very upsetting for us. This computer is very important to Holly – it's her means of communicating."

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