They Say Money Can't Buy Happiness...We Disagree!

Just ask any of the thousands of children, with over 70 different disabilities, in any of the 20 surrounding counties Variety KC served last year – “How happy are you now?” Now that you have the equipment and inclusive opportunities you needed? Variety fills needs, not wants. The equipment & activities that healthcare professionals recommend are often not covered by insurance or are outside the family’s budget.

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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