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Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2008 12:39 pm
Does anyone know if there is a place to get a computer or if a grant is available my son spends a lot of time the computer but its on its last legs . I have managed over the years to change the screen as he plays his xbox but that to is now broke , changed the keyboard so only need a better tower running on 98se we have had it about 15 years
It may depend on your
Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:46 pm
It may depend on your son's disability. My husband has been supported in getting computer equipment in the past, due to being visually impaired. But I doubt whether there is a department that would help my son, who has Downs Syndrome, to get computer equipment. Perhaps you could get in touch with Social services, and ask.
Most areas have a computer
Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2008 5:49 pm
Most areas have a computer recycling scheme - it's worth having a look. Also, how old is your son? It may make a difference to the type of help you could access.
You could try the Make
Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2008 1:53 am
You could try the Make A Wish Foundation http://www.make-a-wish.org.uk/
. My parents did that a few years ago to get a computer for my brother and they got us one.
When my son was at
Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2008 2:48 pm
When my son was at school his first computer was bought for him by the Aidis Trust (that was about 10 years or so ago and I can't remember the contact details but you should be able to google for it.
All the best