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The AgrAbility Project

Last Update:12/13/2017
Contact:Breaking New Ground Outreach Program
Title:Purdue University
Address:ABE Building
225 S. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
County:Tippecanoe
Phone:
Toll Free:800-825-4264
Fax:
TDY:800-825-4264
E-Mail:
Website:www.breakingnewground.info
Mission

The vision of AgrAbility is to enable a lifestyle of high quality for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities, so that they, their families, and their communities continue to succeed in rural America.

Program Description

AgrAbility addresses a wide variety of disabling conditions in agriculture, including, but not limited to:

  • Arthritis
  • Spinal cord injuries/paralysis
  • Back impairments
  • Amputations
  • Brain injury
  • Visual impairments
  • Hearing impairments
  • Disabling diseases
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Respiratory impairments
  • Head injury

Priorities of AgrAbility

  • Develops service capacity through innovative educational programs designed to advance individual capabilities, adapt new technologies, and deliver program content through appropriate educational venues
  • Encourages networking to facilitate information sharing, the provision of services, and funding from individuals or organizations not employed by AgrAbility
  • Provides direct services to agricultural workers through individual consultations and other means
Financial
Services
Financial Assistance
Information & Referral
Spanish speaking community/materials
Counties Serviced
Entire State
ABOUT SPECIAL KIDS RESOURCE DIRECTORY
7172 Graham Road, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46250 E-Mail: familynetw@aboutspecialkids.org

As a matter of policy, About Special Kids does not specifically endorse any of the resources contained on our website or in our information packets. Resources are supplied for information purposes only and ASK recommends that families explore all options for assistance before making an informed choice.