Weʼre raising £4,000 to help fund for a drive way and convert our disabled sons a bedroom of his own and in to a sensory room.
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Hi thank you for visiting my page, my name is Charlene Gilbert im 34 years old and please needing help to raise some money to
1) build a driveway in at the bottom of the garden
2)turn our kids bedroom in to two bedrooms. Our son is needing his own room and we want it to be a calming space for him.
1) I suffer from Fibromyalgia, Bulging discs in my lower spine, Trochlear dysplasia, Servea back spasms that wrap around my spinal cord and physically leave me unable to walk or weight bare on my legs, Im in the early stages of Rheumatoid Arthritus, Servea bone and joint pain, Depression and anxiety disorder, Vitamin D and Calcium Difficency, Idopathic urticaria, Asthma and servea migrains.
I have lived in my house now for about 13+ years and i only became ill in 2012. I was able to get a mobility car but unfortuneately due to the new thing of PIP i had to return my car and independance on November 8th 2016. Im now going through pip again as im getting so much worse, im having to use my wheelchair more in around the home when my body doesnt want to work. Im really hoping that we can win pip and with everyones help convert the top of my garden in to a driveway for me as where i used to park which was my neighbours driveway i can longer park there as he has sadly passed away. There never seems to be enough room in the carpark and i need to be guarenteed a space. Also i would like to have my front garden done so i can be out with the kids and enjoy the time with them. I know we sre in autum now but i have the people that would come out and do the hard work for me as im unable to do it.
I fall regularly so i have adaptations done to the house and my husband is my full time carer hence why he cant take on such a big job and it is expensive getting someone else to do it but at least he is with me and the 2 children. If i had help to have this done then it would make things so much easier for me to get in and out of a car even if my friends/family come to take me out i havent got to keep going up and down stairs. Also to have my car close to hand so i dont have far to walk to get there.
2) our other project is to turn our kids bedroom in to two bedrooms. Our 2 and a half year old son has hypermobility, constant swollen ankles, he also has hearing problems so he might need hearing aids later, and in the stages of being tested for Autisum. He needs a calming space so he can have time to relax and be calm.
He is under a lot of different people as he has global developmental delay they are
He still cant walk far and not a lot of speech. He has a sensory to textures with food. We are starting to apply for DLA for him but I'm really hoping we can get help this way. We have already got quotes for the electrical work but that alone is £500.
Please please can people help us get these 2 things that would help both my son and I.
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