28.4. Additional Programs or Resources
At AT4ALL you can find equipment for loan, for sale, or for giveaway. You can also find equipment from local lending programs to try out before you buy.
Disability Rights Nebraska
Toll-Free: 1 (800) 422-6691
Disability Rights Nebraska was created to assist individuals with disabilities and their families in protecting and advocating for their rights. From its beginning, DRN has promoted the principles of equality, self-determination, and dignity of persons with disabilities.
Easter Seals Nebraska
Easter Seals Nebraska provides exceptional services to help ensure all people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to live, learn, work and play.
Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy
Phone- (402) 359-8830
16 therapy horses, 11 PATH certified instructors, and over 100 students. We also offer services in Therapeutic Riding, Hippotherapy, Horses for Heroes and Therapeutic Carriage Driving. HETRA is a non-profit 501c3 organization, and is currently the only PATH Premier Accredited Therapeutic Riding center in Nebraska! HETRA serves a variety of clients including children and adults with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis, brain tumors, head or spinal cord injuries, visual impairment, autism, developmental delays and strokes.
HELP Adult Services
The organization focuses mainly on those in need with low or moderate income, and offers service to all persons with disabilities and/or a chronic illness regardless of race, religion, gender, or ethnic origin. There is no prequalification to use our services, everyone is eligible. This organization is an advocate, ready and waiting for those who suddenly find they need assistance. Support is also provided to family members who find they need respite and assistance.
Loan Programs Helping Nebraskans with Assistive Technology
Phone: (800) 650-9880
Easter Seals Nebraska, as part of a cooperative agreement with the Assistive Technology Partnership and First National Bank of Omaha, is able to offer alternative financing to qualifying Nebraskans with disabilities. These funds are available at a low interest rate, and specifically set for the purpose of purchasing approved equipment, assistive technology devices, and services.
Midwest Special Needs Trust
Phone: (888) 671-1069
Midwest Special Needs Trust (MSNT) provides trust services for persons with disabilities. Special needs trusts are a type of trust specifically designed for individuals with disabilities. If properly structured and administered, special needs trusts do not affect an individual's eligibility for benefits such as SSI or Medicaid. In addition, MSNT administers the Charitable Trust. Funds of the Charitable Trust are used to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities who meet eligibility and income criteria.
Phone: (800) 471-6425
Nebraska AgrAbility helps individuals with disabilities overcome barriers to continue in their chosen profession in agriculture.
Quality Living, Inc.
Phone: (402) 573-3700
At QLI, we believe rehabilitation after a spinal cord injury must include more than the traditional therapies and physical care. To achieve long term success, a third and crucial element must be addressed-rebuilding the spirit. It is this element that makes QLI's Tri-Dimensional Rehabilitation(r) model so unique. What good is restored health without restored hope? Our innovative clinical approach, exceptional facilities and dedicated staff recreate rehab by blending the best of medicine, education and psychology to meet each individual's physical, mental and emotional needs.
Sportsmen & Women Assisting Nebraska's Disabled Sportsmen & Women
Phone: (402) 559-3743
The SANDS program was created to help men and women with disabilities by providing a means for them to meet able-bodied outdoors men and women who volunteer their time and abilities by lending a helping hand. The number one goal of SANDS is to provide opportunities for people with disabilities to get out and enjoy all the outdoor activities that Nebraska has to offer. SANDS helps make available a wide range of opportunities to enjoy, whether it's hunting, fishing, boating, camping or even astronomy.
Phone: (800) 652-0033
At TechConnectors you can find equipment for loan, for sale, or for giveaway. You can also find equipment from local lending program to try out before you buy it.
The Health Equipment Loan Program (H.E.L.P.)
Phone: (712) 328-2825
Collects, maintains, & lends durable medical equipment (such as walkers, wheelchairs, commodes, crutches, bath benches, etc.). H.E.L.P. provides for those having a need for medical equipment, but lack funds or insurance for new equipment, & do not qualify for Medicare or Medicaid.