Freddie's
Friends

In memory of Freddie Appleyard.
A website to help disabled children and their families.

What we do

We set up Freddie's Friends in 2008 in memory of our lovely son. In the years since, with the help of our wonderful fundraisers, donors and sponsors, Freddie's have been able to provide specialist equipment, support and respite for disabled children and their families.

  • Tianne

    - has global delays and is visually impaired we funded a black out tent and prism light and space projector x

  • Tristan & Alfie

    - to have sensory integration assessment delivered by Barnardos' x

  • Gustas

    - is three and has global development delays, physical disabilities, non verbal & non mobile we have funded various sensory items including a roller seat to help him get around x

  • Hawwa

    - is nearly two and had a severe brain injury from birth, we have funded various sensory toys to enhance her development x

  • Lilly

    - is ten and has West Syndrome, she has recently had a specialist bedroom & wet room installed and we have funded a specialist mattress & bubble machine xx

  • Henry & Clayton

    - to have sensory integration assessment delivered by Barnardos' x

  • Alfie

    - accessories for his specialist buggy.

  • George

    suffers from epileptic seizures. A night video monitor!

  • Peter

    - Various sensory equipment & a dark den. Peter has epilepsy & clonic seizures.

  • Sadie, Aaron, & Jay

    - to have sensory integration therapy delivered by Barnardos' x

  • 2016: Sensory toys for Freddie.

    Freddie

    - sensory toys to use during his portage home visits.

  • 2017: Accessories for Isaacs specialist buggy.

    Issac

    - a specialist buggy and accessories.

  • Jenson

    - a video monitor. Jenson has heart defect & lung disease, this monitor will let mum and dad observe whilst he sleep's and give them a bit of peace of mind.

  • Daniel

    - garden improvements.

  • 2016: For Jacob a special new chair and accessories

    Jacob

    Lovely Jacob has a rare skin disease. We have funded a special chair and some accessories for him so he is comfortable and not in pain x.

  • 2016: For William an inflatable bath.

    William

    - an inflatable bath for William who suffers from mobility issues.

  • James

    - some sensory equipment for the lovely James who was born with cysts on his brain. He's only two and has already had three ops X

  • 2016: Elliott on his new trike that we helped to fund for him and his brother.

    Eliot

    This is gorgeous Elliott on his new trike that we helped to fund for him and his brother. Well done Elliott X

  • 2016: Gorgeous boy Thomas in his new sensory room

    Thomas

    Gorgeous boy Thomas in his new sensory room funded by Freddie's Friends.

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    2016: This special chair for Poppy allows her to sit at the table with her family

    Poppy

    This special chair for Poppy allows her to sit at the table with her family. Well Done Poppy x