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Funding sources can help defray the cost of acquiring disability related services and products. Most agencies and organizations that provide funding for disability related products or services will require submission of an application. Eligibility requirements and fund availability varies so be sure to carefully read related information.

Tools For Life – Georgia Assistive Technology Act Program

Tools for Life, Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program, increases access to and acquisition of assistive technology devices and services for Georgians.

MonTECH – Assistive Technology, Support, & Services For Montanans

MonTECH provides assistive technology, support, and services that improve the quality of life for Montanans with disabilities.

Able Flight – Flight & Aviation Career Training For People With A Disability

Able Flight’s mission is to offer people with disabilities a unique way to challenge themselves through flight and aviation career training,

Show Me Loans – Low Interest Assistive Technology Loans For Missourians

Show Me Loans offers low-interest loans to Missourians with a disability, enabling Missourians an option to buy assistive technology and devices.

FODAC – No Cost/Low Cost Wheelchairs & Medical Equipment

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) provides durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs and hospital beds at little or no cost.

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

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Our membership community provides a lifeline for many individuals that are focused on regaining their independence and improving their quality of life––whether they are leaving rehab after sustaining a spinal cord injury, learning to live with symptoms of a spinal cord disorder, or have spent years of frustration coping with disability. We provide members guidance and resources on a variety of topics they are passionate about, such as employment, affordable housing, transportation, health care, home- and community-based independent living, education, peer support, and leisure and recreation.
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