Here you’ll find resources specifically focused on how to find funding for medical, technological, and daily-life necessities. Information on qualifying and applying for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and ways to locate health insurance programs are provided as well as resources to help understand disability rights and entitlements.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and teaching programs. Children up to the age of 18 with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate are eligible for admission and receive all care in a family-centered environment with no financial obligation to patients or families. Three locations specialize in pediatric spinal cord injury medicine and rehabilitation; they are located in Sacramento, Ca, Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA. Transportation is also provided at no cost.