Since then 388 families have registered to start collecting old phones to exchange for iPads, and they are helping Hearts and Minds to raise much-needed funds to assist families touched by autism.
Children with autism and other special needs really benefit from using iPads, for entertainment and education, as well as communication, fine motor skills and joint engagement.
This scheme is open to all families in the UK, not just those touched by special needs. So please help to spread the word by telling everyone you know.
Click on Daybreak Interview to see the interview with Keith and Melanie: They are live from 1hour 46 minutes and you'll need to be in the UK to see it.