The ALS Association - The Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter
Medical Equipment or Assistive Technology Loan Program
1919 University Ave W, Ste 175, St. Paul, MN, 55104-2
Distance: 1062 Miles
This program provides medical equipment/supplies and assistive technology at no cost for a certain loan period. Programs can provide a variety of equipment and supplies, such as Durable Medical Equipment (DME).
Loans augmentative communication equipment to persons with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) when they lose their ability to verbally communicate. Also provides environmental control devices and computer access equipment to individuals with ALS.
Large pool of durable medical equipment typically used by those living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Some items include:
* Hospital beds
* Shower chairs
Persons with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), their families and friends, and health care professionals.
Contact agency for application.
There is no fee for this service.
9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
|Toll Free||(888) 672-0484|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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LH-0600.8200-050Artificial Speech/Augmentative Communication Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide communication systems including gesture systems, communication boards, computer-based systems and other aids which have digitized or synthesized speech output that can be used by individuals who do not have fully functional speech even after correction.
LH-0650.0250Assistive Technology Equipment Loan Definition
Programs that enable individuals who have physical or sensory limitations to borrow the assistive technology products they require at no charge. Loans may be long or short-term in nature and the devices are returned once the agreed-upon period of time has elapsed.
TI-1800.5000Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs Definition
Programs that accept assistive technology equipment (i.e., equipment, appliances and assistive aids for people with disabilities), sickroom equipment, medical bandages, respiratory aids and other medical supplies that are required by people who are convalescing following surgery or illness, refurbish them if necessary, and keep them for use in their own program or donate them to other community-based organizations for their own use or for distribution to the people they serve.
YF-3000.0520Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Definition
A syndrome, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, that is marked by muscular weakness and atrophy with spasticity and increased action of the reflexes due to degeneration of the motor neurons of the spinal cord, medulla and cortex.