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Applying to Caudwell

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staryeyed Sun 06-Sep-09 20:59:48

I am finally (after 2 years) filling out the Caudwell Trust application for biomedical intervention and AIT. I was going through our outgoings and wasn't sure whether to add in birthdays/christmas?

Has anyone else applied?

glitteryb6 Sun 06-Sep-09 21:36:09

i did, i put £10 a week for birthdays/christmas, we got over £18k from them for ds's powerchair smile

meltedmarsbars Sun 06-Sep-09 21:40:30

Whats the Caudwell trust?

glitteryb6 Sun 06-Sep-09 22:02:20

Caulwell childrens charity, great for large donations towards equipment/treatment etc

www.caudwellchildren.com/

TheDMshouldbeRivened Mon 07-Sep-09 08:16:40

I did. Bloody awful form, ended up chucking it across the room in a small ball!
Yes, I put in birthdays.

Carrotfly Mon 07-Sep-09 09:29:10

I met him once.

Lovely lovely guy .... but a dubious taste in women grin

staryeyed Mon 07-Sep-09 14:44:30

how detailed did you go with the outgoings? Right now Ive just put major things like food travel and bills.

Im actually finding this harder than DLA.

TheDMshouldbeRivened Mon 07-Sep-09 16:03:11

food, travel, bills, contact lenses, bus fares for the older kids, that sort of thing.
Clothing allowance for each child (which we don't actually spend but CAB and Caudwell told us to pretend we were normal people who bought clothes and went shopping!)

staryeyed Mon 07-Sep-09 16:49:02

Also did you include DC's DLA in incomings?

TheDMshouldbeRivened Mon 07-Sep-09 16:55:47

I think so. Is that bit on thje frm?

staryeyed Mon 07-Sep-09 18:16:04

yeah says earned income then benefits.

TheDMshouldbeRivened Mon 07-Sep-09 19:19:11

then out down the DLA. Make sure in expenses you include anything you have to use DLA on though. Like motability car or extra washing or taxi rides to hospital or equipment.

Phoenix4725 Mon 07-Sep-09 19:22:19

wonder if we can get some help towards things had never herd of them before

Phoenix4725 Mon 07-Sep-09 19:34:27

would like to get ds a touch screen computer and software to help him learn wonde rif that comes enough under sn

staryeyed Mon 07-Sep-09 19:56:53

phoenix Im not sure if caudwell funds that equipment but I pretty sure there are others that could. I cant remember which ones ,Id have to have a look...

staryeyed Mon 07-Sep-09 20:00:13

This one funds touch screen computers:

www.cerebra.org.uk/grants/

TheDMshouldbeRivened Tue 08-Sep-09 07:15:55

there's loads of charities that fund equipment. The hard part if finding them!

TheDMshouldbeRivened Tue 08-Sep-09 07:16:30

and filling in those bloody forms and finding P60's and bank statements and stuff.
Also try Round Table and those others. Lion?

Phoenix4725 Tue 08-Sep-09 07:45:47

thank you. yeah was going to try the lions but ran into problem as step dad member and there so many dos and donts involved .But will try the others thank You

I would lvoe to get him going but the dla p0ot is broke even though ss seem think its never evnding

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