Penny Forward Podcast Episode 21 Laurie Schaller

This week, Laurie Schaller, manager of financial empowerment at the National Disability Institute, tells us all about assistive technology loans. Laurie administers alternative financing programs for New York and New Jersey, and tells us that there are similar programs in most states. You won’t want to miss this interview which is packed with information and stories of people who have used these programs to afford assistive technology that improves their lives.

For more information, and to find a directory of all available state alternative financing programs, visit

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