Financial Resources

Information on grants

Modest Needs grant

Elks Club support

Challenged Athlete Foundation  (sports equipment, travel, training)

Athletes Helping Athletes (handcycles)

Wheelchairs4kids (wheelchairs and wheelchair related equipment)

Variety Children’s Charity

Other listings of US grant organizations here

Government Programs:

USA:  Social Security  

USA: Vocational Rehabilitation  (USA funding and support and training related to jobs)

USA: tax deduction for medical expenses above 10% of income. The IRS allows you to deduct qualified medical expenses that exceed 7.5% of your adjusted gross income for 2017 and 2018. (This information is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified tax professional.)

UK  Overview of financial assistance for persons with disabilities

UK: Overview of financial benefits for persons with disabilities

Ireland: Citizen’s allowance

Australia: Disability assistance

Canada: Disability assistance

Comparison of other countries financial assistance for persons with disabilities