Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Children Today Charitable Trust

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Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
17B Telford Court, Chestergates Business Park, Chester, Cheshire CH1 6LT
Telephone number:
01244 335622
Email address:
Service description:
Children Today is a charity that raises funds to provide specialised equipment and services for children and young people with disabilities throughout the UK.

Children Today was founded in 1994 to help disabled children and young people up to the age of 25 enjoy a better quality of life by providing them with the specialised equipment they need.
Children Today is a charity that raises funds to provide specialised equipment and services for children and young people with disabilities throughout the UK.

Children Today can provide specialised equipment such as:

• Electric wheelchairs – individually adapted to give maximum independence
• Walking Aids
• Trikes
• Educational toys – specially designed for children with disabilities
• Adapted car seats
• Lifting aids to enable movement
• Posturepedic sleep equipment

How to Apply

Call to discuss your needs and to request an application form. As part of our application process you will need to provide the following:
• A professional medical reference from someone who works with your child in a professional capacity saying how this piece of equipment will benefit your child (occupational therapist, doctor, hospital consultant etc).
• A valid quotation from the supplier of the equipment (please note there is no retrospective funding and the quotation must still be in date).
• Some basic financial information on the application form
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 25 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
18/10/2017

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