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Local health briefs

Monday, December 23, 2013 - 12:01 am

Loans available for Hoosiers with disabilities

INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads is providing Hoosiers with low-interest loans to buy assistive technology devices, including wheelchairs, hearing aids, computers and more. All Indiana residents with a documented disability can apply.

For more information, call 1-888-466-1314.

$1,000 scholarships offered

180 Medical is offering college scholarships for students with disabilities of the spine. Five $1,000 scholarships will be offered. Applications will be accepted from Jan. 1-June 1.

To be eligible, students must be attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full time in the fall and under a physician's care for a spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, or neurogenic bladder.

To apply and for complete rules, go to www.180medical.com/scholarships.

Nominations sought for musicians with disabilities

VSA Arts is accepting applications for the International Young Soloists Award. Young musicians ages 14-25 with disabilities can win $2,500 and a performance in Washington, DC. All musical genres qualify. The deadline for applications is Jan. 27.

For rules and an application online, go to http://fifthfreedom.org/u/vsaysa.

For more information or to request applications in an alternate format, call 1-202-416-8898 or email vsainfo@kennedy-center.org.

Seizure care webinar scheduled

Improving Seizure Outcomes Through Online Seizure Diaries webinar will be 2-3 p.m. Jan. 29. Speaker will be Rob Moss, the co-founder of SeizureTracker.com.

To register, go to http://fifthfreedom.org/u/r5.