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Hi, my name is leanne0112!

Can i apply for family fund for my daughter to get a laptop she is in year 11 an she as avsd dislectic disfrascia an we also think she is on the scale for autism we are just waiting to go to cams in the hospital for diagnosis she is still doing junior work an as faild all exams . Or do we need diagnosis first x


  • GeoarkGeoark Member, Scope Volunteer Posts: 1,376 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2017
    Hello @leanne0112 and welcome to the community.

    You might find it easier to contact the family fund directly and ask them directly as this is likely to give you the best answer: 01904 550055 or [email protected]

    If they are not able to assist please come back as there are alternative ways to get laptops. Also have you given any thought to the software you daughter will be using? There are a range of issues which may need to be considered and solutions for many of them, and this includes what happens if something goes wrong with the laptop? Even simple changes to settings could help your daughter, but these can be looked at after your daughter has got a laptop.

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  • AlexW_ScopeAlexW_Scope Scope Posts: 217 Pioneering
    Hi @leanne0112

    Have you checked your benefits?

    If so, take a look at grants.

    You may find our computers and autism page useful

    Best wishes, Alex
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