1 of 4 Families Have a Member with a Disability & That’s Not All…
Insurance may replace a wheelchair every five years even though kids outgrow their wheelchairs every few years and sometimes it never gets replaced…limit, one per lifetime

On average, it costs four times more to raise a child with special needs

33.3% of parents with severely disabled children under two, sat they use three or more pieces of adaptive equipment each day

Young people with special needs are more than twice as likely to lack education, employment, or training

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The Rising Cost of Disability

Communication device with apps to help a child speak and interact with others

Adaptive bike cost, doesn’t every child deserve a bike?

Cost of an average wheelchair AFTER insurance

Cost of occupational therapy for child AFTER insurance

Cost of a care-giver for a child with special needs

Cost of a van lift to assist a child in a motorized wheelchair to get into their vehicle…Vehicle cost not included

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