Our Stories - Laptop Boy

Twelve-year-old Taylor Drummond is whizzing down the Information Super Highway – thanks to the Teddy Bear Foundation.

The Lanarkshire lad was down in the dumps because he had switched schools. He didn’t want to lose touch with his old friends but, suffering from cerebral palsy, he’s not the best at chatting on the phone.

But give him a laptop – and he’s soon emailing his chums or chatting on MSN and Bebo.

And that’s exactly what the charity did – gave him a brand new laptop computer which sits neatly on a tray at the front of his electric wheelchair.

Explained mum, Lynsey:”I came across the Teddy Bear’s website by accident.

“Taylor used to get a laptop home from school but it could not connect to the Internet.

“This gift from the Teddy Bear Foundation means he will be able to stay in touch with his friends. His friend, Connor, is moving to England but they’ll be able to communicate through their computers.”

Wrestling-mad Taylor also plans to keep up to speed with his WWE heroes – and even book tickets for exhibition nights over the web.

He also plans to thank Teddy Bear founder Barry Chuwen for his brilliant present – by email, of course.

Taylor Drummond gets connected.

Taylor Drummond gets connected - thanks to the Teddy Bear Foundation

Taylor Drummond gets connected

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