For persons with ALS, the ability to bank their voice is an essential tool in helping them maintain their independence and quality of life. Fortunately, The Voice Keeper makes it easy to bank your voice early, and it is FREE to begin that process. When it is time to utilize your digital voice, the purchase of a voice license may be required if using our voice with certain applications or devices. There are multiple sources of funding available to help purchase a license from the Voice Keeper in order to utilize your voice with an Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) device. In this blog post, we'll review the major sources of financial support for persons with ALS who need to purchase a license from the Voice Keeper.
Team Gleason is one of the premier ALS support organizations in the US. They provide resources, services, and funding for individuals living with ALS. One of their core services includes providing financial assistance to help individuals pay for the cost of adventures, technology, equipment, and care services. They have created a simple online application process to request support for voice banking. If approved, they can provide funding toward the cost of purchasing a license from The Voice Keeper.
The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides support and services to veterans who have been diagnosed with ALS. This includes providing financial assistance towards purchasing a Voice Keeper license and other medical devices necessary for individuals living with ALS. The VA also offers counseling services, home health care, respite care, and other forms of support for veterans living with ALS through its specialized programs.
The MDNA (Motor Neurone Disease Association) provides funding for persons with ALS living in England, Wales & Northern Ireland who need assistance in purchasing a Voice Keeper license or other medical devices necessary for their daily lives. If approved, they can provide funding towards the cost of purchasing a license from The Voice Keeper.
There are multiple sources available to those seeking financial assistance towards purchasing a Voice Keeper License or other medical devices necessary for individuals living with ALS. With Team Gleason offering many grants annually, the US Department of Veterans Affairs offering support specifically tailored to veterans diagnosed with ALS, and MDNA offering numerous grants in England Wales & Northern Ireland – there are solutions available around the world! We hope this overview has been helpful in understanding where you can seek financial aid when it comes time to purchase your own Voice Keeper license!