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Time for Heroes to Have Some Fun!

Coming home from overseas conflict takes a measurable amount of adjustment. As a veteran returning home with a disability, you may be faced with many unforeseen obstacles. Moving forward and learning to live differently than before might be…
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The VA Helps Veterans Get Mobility Assistance

The Department of Veteran Affairs is a great resource for making mobility equipment accessible and affordable through available benefits. There are several options available to shoppers for new equipment as well as those looking for upgrades…

New VA Paralympic Website

  A new website from The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is part of the VA’s ongoing commitment to support the rehabilitation and recovery of disabled veterans through participation in adaptive sports. The Paralympic Program website…

Vets with Disabilities Want Cool Handicap Accessible Vans, Trucks

Mobility dealers have converted ordinary vehicles into wheelchair accessible vans, mobility trucks, cars and minivans for people with disabilities for more than 50 years. When baby boomers turned 60 (the first on Jan. 1, 2006), they realized…
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For People with Disabilities: Get on the Ice with Sledge Hockey

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Want to participate in a fast action sport? Try sledge hockey (also called sled hockey) - an exciting ice skating experience for people with disabilities. It's growing in popularity with Americans with disabilities. In fact, every state has…
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Registration Now Open for National Veterans Wheelchair Games

  Registration for the largest annual wheelchair sports competition in the world, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, is now open through April 15, 2012. Scheduled for June 25-30 in Richmond, Virginia, this event offers sports to veterans…
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Believe in Heroes and Wounded Warrior Project Put the Veteran Back in Veterans Day

Veterans with disabilities know the special significance of Nov. 11—Veterans Day, which honors veterans of all wars for their patriotism and willingness to serve in the military and sacrifice for our country. One organization in particular—the…
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VA Offers Support, Financial Help to Veterans’ Caregivers

  As of May 2011, the Veterans Administration provides additional support for eligible post-9/11 veterans who receive care in a home setting from a primary caregiver, plus financial help to caregivers and respite and benefits payments.…
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Veterans Benefits: VA Helps Vets Get Back Behind the Wheel

  Veterans, did you know that the Veterans Administration will help you gain your mobility freedom and get back behind the wheel? The VA provides a one-time payment of up to $11,000 toward the purchase of an automobile if you have a service-connected…
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Veterans with Disabilities Can Get Grants for Mobility Vans, Adapted Equipment

Purchasing a wheelchair van or having your own vehicle modified for your disabilities is costly. To help our veterans and service members with disabilities, the Veterans Administration offers financial assistance to purchase a new or used vehicle…