There are hundreds of grants available for children with special needs. While few are specifically for touch screen computers, there are many "quality of life" grants that can be used to buy anything that will improve the quality of life of your child. Touch screen computers are excellent for children with autism and help even those with Kanner's autism become more independent. A good way to find computer grants is to look for education or therapy grants that might apply to the computer programs you want for your child.
ACT Today! Grant Program
ACT Today! grants are available from £65 to £3,250. There is no income cap, but preference is given to those whose income is less than £65,000 per year. Applications from families with more than one person with autism are reviewed first.
Autism Care & Treatment Today! 19019 Ventura Blvd. Suite 200 Tarzana, CA 91356 818-705-1625 Act-Today.org
Hannah's Helping Hands Grant Program
These grants are for people with a household income lower than £22,750 who live in Indiana, the Michiana area, New York or Rhode Island. The grants' amounts range from £65 to £325 and can be used for camp tuition, therapy, swimming lessons, adapted bicycles, computers and more.
Hannah and Friends 51250 Hollyhock Road South Bend, IN 46637 574-217-7860 hannahandfriends.org
PAUSE4kids provides scholarships and grant funding for programs or services for children with special needs. The maximum scholarship amount is £325 per child per year. The recipient must live within the area served by the Ventura County Special Education Local Plan Area. Low-income families or those with special circumstances will be given priority.
PAUSE4kids Attention: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 7114 Thousand Oaks, CA 91359 (805) 497-9596 pause4kids.info
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