Paralyzed Veterans Of America Education Foundation
DescriptionThe Organization advocates for better health care and benefits for paralyzed veterans, aids them in the search for a truly satisfying career, and provides them with a path to adventure through adaptive sports. The Foundation supports educational projects that benefit, serve, and enhance the quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injury/disease, their families, and caregivers. Grants are awarded in six categories: consumer, caregiver, and community education; professional development and education; research utilization and dissemination; assistive technology; conferences and symposia; and consumer guides. Funded projects should be designed to improve the quality of life for individuals with spinal cord injury/disability; educate consumers about the consequences of and complications associated with spinal cord injury/disability; improve the knowledge and skills of spinal cord injury/disability healthcare professionals; and prevent the occurrence and complications of new spinal cord injury/disability. Applicants should be affiliated with an academic institution, healthcare provider or organization, or a consumer advocate or organization. Additional information can be found on the Web site.
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