Financial Assistance to cover the cost of a Modified Bike for a 15 year old with special needs

by Gina
(Toronto, Ontario )

A friend of mine is desperately seeking help to cover the cost of a modified bmx bike for her 15 year old son who has special needs.

This bike would be his first and poses new chllange for him as he has never learned to ride one b4 now...

My friend has been trying to get help to help pay for a bike as finances are very slim, but its heart breaking to see her son watch others ride aand he cannot...

If you can not offer help any information you may have on where she can go would be gratefully appreciated.

This would mke world of difference in this young mans life.
Thank you


Editor's Note:

Check the financial assistance area of this site for help in funding particular types of disability, or specific need. Check back in often too, as this area will have more content added regularly.

You may find too that the manufacturer of the bike has a resources list for funding assistance as they are asked this question all the time.

Also, look for general funding support from organizations like President's Choice Children's Charity and the Jennifer Ashleigh Foundation.

Hopefully other site visitors can also provide specific clues for this particular type of funding.

Hope that helps.

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Jul 09, 2012
What Is Required
by: Ron Payne

After doing what the editor suggests make sure the doctors prescription for this item states that this item is a medical necessity.

Ron Payne
Welfare Legal
Hamilton, Ontario

P.S. great job Special Needs Child Canada

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