Paralyzed Veterans Of American Education Foundation
DescriptionThe Organization is dedicated to veterans’ service, medical research, and civil rights for people with disabilities. The Foundation supports educational projects serving individuals with spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D) as well as their families and caregivers. The Foundation provides funding in six project categories: consumer and community education to improve the health, independence, and quality of life for individuals with SCI/D; professional development and education to improve the knowledge and competencies of health professionals who serve the SCI/D community, including fellowship and traineeship programs; research utilization and dissemination which translates findings into practice; assistive technology including the development of teaching tools or pilot programs that demonstrate innovative approaches to the use of assistive devices; conferences and symposia that provide education and collaboration opportunities for members of the SCI/D community and consumer guides to develop companion consumer information guides based on the Organization’s SCI Consortium Clinical Practice Guidelines. Eligible applicants include members of academic institutions, healthcare providers and organizations, and consumer advocates and organizations throughout the United States and Canada. Additional information can be found on the Web site.
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