|EASTER SEALS NB (CRCD)
Website : www.easterseals.nb.ca
|65 Brunswick Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 1G5
Telephone/TTY : (506) 458-8739
Fax : (506) 457-2863
Committed to assisting children and adults with disabilities to achieve independence and equality. This is achieved by offering direction to existing services or by using their own resources to provide help that is otherwise unavailable.
Clients can access mobility equipment loans for long-term use such as wheelchairs, walkers, bath lifts etc. Assistance is available for travel as well as other types of supports. A means test and application are required
Loan Bank of Assessment Equipment
Equipment is loaned out for a 2-month period for assessment purposes only, upon referral of a health professional. Once the assessment is complete, arrangements can be made for either a long-term loan through one of their other programs or for the purchase of the equipment through an appropriate seller.
Conducts various types of equipment repair at their workshop or by accessing specialists in the field.
Assistive Technology Program
Offers information and consultation about assistive technology to health professionals and persons with disabilities. The program loans specialized electronic aids for assessment or for long-term use. SlideTalk, a computer software program, was developed by this agency to enable children with severe disabilities to communicate.