Equipped4Learning

Equipped4Learning is a charity set up in June 2019 by a Paediatric Occupational Therapist. The aim of the charity is to provide specialist equipment to children and young adults throughout West Yorkshire who fall under the Neurodiverse umbrella (but do not necessarily need a diagnosis) to enable them to access their education. Conditions that fall under the Neurodiverse umbrella include, but is not exclusive to; DCD/Dyspraxia; ASD; ADHD; ADD; Dyslexia: Dysgraphia; Dyscalculia.

The specialist equipment will need to have been recommended by an AHP or a specialist SPLD teacher, please see the eligibility criteria below.

Eligibility Criteria

The individual must live in the Geographical boundary of West Yorkshire and be in full time education in an establishment in West Yorkshire. This could be school, college, sixth form and home-schooled children will also be considered.

Equipment requests will be considered from 4 up to the age of 19.

Applications by individuals at University or in an apprenticeship will be considered on individual merit and may be granted if funds allow.

Individuals must have been assessed by an Allied Health Professional (AHP) or Specialist SPLD teacher and been found to have a diagnosis or traits associated to a Neurodiverse condition.

The specialist equipment requested must not be something school would be expected to provide.

Please prioritise up to 3 items only per applicant but please note it isn't guaranteed that you will receive all 3 items depending on funds. However, you can reapply after 12 months.

A letter/report of evidence must be provided from a specialist who has recommended the equipment for the application to be processed.

A letter will be emailed as to whether an applicant has been successful or not within a fortnight, upon receipt although your application will be acknowledged prior to this deadline.

If you feel your child/young adult meets the criteria then please follow the link to obtain an application form and either return it via email to info@equipped4learning.org.uk or post it to Equipped4Learning, Room 7, The Wellbeing Centre, 2 Briggate, Elland, HX5 9DP.

Application Form

 

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