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Disability Grants For Stroke Disabled Rachid To Get Needed Treatment In Florida

by Rachid Dwyer
(East Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

Hello, my name is Rachid Dwyer. I am a 17-year-old male. I was born in Hartford, Connecticut.

Before and after the stroke and the brain surgery.
Before and after the stroke and the brain surgery
I have four brothers (two in active duty) and one sister. I live with both my parents and am a freshman at the University of Connecticut.

Disability Issues

When I was 15, I had a stroke due to a ruptured AVM, which led to two craniotomies and one brain surgery and resulted in left side paralysis, as well as peripheral vision loss.

I am progressing little by little as this time last year I was in a wheelchair but now have transitioned to using a cane

Financial Hardship

Being paralyzed, there are not many jobs out there that I can handle, so money has been very hard to come by.

I have reached a point in my life where I don't like to depend on my parents for money.

Income Efforts

In order to gain sustainable income, I've tried applying for jobs I thought I'd be able to handle.

I've tried fundraising, and I've tried selling items, all of which have had a pretty poor outcome.

Specific Needs

There is a new treatment for the stroke in Boca Raton, Florida. It consists of therapy along with injections of a medicine called perispinal etanercept which, when it reaches the brain leads to rapid motor and cognitive improvement.

This could drastically change my life but unfortunately, the treatment is out-of-pocket and ranges anywhere between $5,000-$10,000.

I am hoping that I will be able to satisfy that funding need in the form of grant money.

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Aug 31, 2016
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Thank you!
by: Rachid Dwyer

Thank you so much! Anyone who sees this please donate so I could afford treatment at www.gofundme.com/stroketreatment

Aug 31, 2016
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Sorry
by: Rebecca

Rachid, I am so sorry for what happened to you. Let me pray for you to get sponsored. Let me hope good people will help you. Never lose hope.
Rebecca

Aug 30, 2016
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Next step is the Workbook!
by: Don from Ability Mission

Rachid,

You've done a great job of your story. Now you may access the Workbook, which shows you how to use your story as a springboard to getting the help you need.

You might want to check out Joe Dispenza's story here: drjoedispenza.com/. He suffered a broken back. You'll want to find out how he recovered.

Cheers!
Don Coggan

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