Sometimes finances are tight due to medical bills, emergency car repairs, and other unexpected circumstances. Don't let tight funds keep you from achieving your goals of moving beyond the pavement or participating in a sport! With some creativity, you can fundraise for the adaptive equipment you need. Here are some ideas to get you started
Those of us who use manual wheelchairs are often forced to accept certain environmental limitations. Whether it’s broken pavement on a sidewalk, missing curb cuts, steep hills, or simply rough terrain, necessity forces wheelchair users to become experts at navigation. On the flip side, however, new accessible technology also means that these types of challenges can be overcome. More specifically, thanks to the dedicated work of a group of engineers, there’s now a wheelchair designed especially for off-road terrain: the GRIT Freedom Chair.
We feel strongly that a lack of money shouldn't prevent anyone from being able to live life beyond the pavement and enjoy the freedom of outdoor mobility. We've already created this list with some helpful suggestions for financial assistance, but we want to do more to help: read on for a complete list of Financial Loan Programs organized by state.