Quality of Life Grants

The NSCIA offers Connecticut residents that are affected by SCI a quality of life grant. Grants have been given to individuals for transportation needs, education expenses, addition wheel chair cushions, to help pay for some home and vehicle modifications and a variety of adaptive equipment/technology needs. The grant awards range from $250 to $500. The grant application must be filled out completely and include current documentation from a medical provider. You may request an application by emailing the Chapter at: nsciact@gmail.com.

Grants have been provided to:

Firstname City Grant Used For
James Bristol 2013 Odysesey Ex-L with brown ability conversion
Douglas Monroe Ameriphone Clarity Dialogue RC200 Remote Control/ Speakerphone with headset Micro/ Dragon Naturally Speaking Premium 12
James Orange Assist with co-pay for a new wheelchair
Marc Pawcatuck Joey Lift
Tara Newington 5970 Tuffcare shower chair
Nathaniel Shelton Walking Harneass, Strengthing equipment & Core training equipment
Peter East Hartford Medical Supplies
Michael Haddam Lumbar support, shower bench & assist with the cost of OT 3x per week
Jose Trumball  lightweight mannual wheelchair/ outdoor ramp/ drop -arm bedside commode
Mathew Terryville van modification 
Jermaine Waterbury Grant to go to school
Daniel Manchester lock wheelchair in postion for safety while riding in handicap van
Patricia Willimantic Van repaired/ stain lift/ something to open and close doors
Michele Wallingford elevating seat on power wheelchair / fold down back & fender for outdoor use/ docking device for wheelchair lift on van
Jossie Bridgeport wheelchair fixed- front tire missing 
Brian Norwalk Ipad
Adalberto Unionville Automatic door opener

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