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Small Investments, Big Returns (2013) -- Available formats: pdf word
This document demonstrates the collaborations that are possible between state VR agencies and Alternative Financing Programs. The programs from Pennsylvania, Kansas, and Arkansas are highlighted.
Overcoming Medicaidís Most Common Reasons for Saying No to Durable Medical Equipment Requests: Turning a No Into a Yes (2012) -- Available formats: word mp3
Diana Straube and Jim Sheldon of the National AT Advocacy Project present on Medicaid funding, and how to avoid common causes for denial.
Assistive Technology Funding Sources (2009) -- Available formats: rtf
This list of outside funding sources for assistive technology was compiled by MDTAP, and referenced during the "Customer Service is our Goal" session of the New Directors Series on June 8, 2009.
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) Low-Interest Loans (unknown) -- Available formats: html
One of the benefits of membership in AAPD, is that its members can join the Digital Credit Union and potentially qualify for low interest loans to purchase assistive technology, vans and other equipment.
Bank of America Access Loans (unknown) -- Available formats: html
For vehicles and home modifications
Rural Housing Repair and Rehabilitation Loans (unknown) -- Available formats: html
Rural Housing Repair and Rehabilitation Loans are loans funded directly by the Government. These loans are available to very low-income rural residents who own and occupy a dwelling in need of repairs. Funds are available for repairs to improve or modernize a home, or to remove health and safety hazards. This loan is a 1% loan that may be repaid over a 20-year period.