Julia Tyrrell, a parent of a young man with cerebral palsy set up the Disability Grants website in 2010 to provide easy to access information about charities and trusts in the UK which offer grants for the disabled.
She is an IT tutor at The National Star College, a specialist college for the disabled in Cheltenham.
Julia is also supports Carers Gloucestershire and has been a representative for other parent carers.
Grants for the Disabled
Whether you are disabled, a parent or carer of a disabled child or adult how do you manage to fund the high cost of living with a disability? Increasingly individuals are looking towards grants to fund essentials for everyday life such as medical equipment, home adaptations, or an education missed through ill health. But where do you start? What is a grant? How do you find a grant and how do you apply for funding? These questions and many others will be answered by Julia Tyrrell, the Founder of the Disability Grants website.