Mother helping her child into a wheelchair accessible van

What does the loan program offer?

  • Guaranteed Financial Loans at a 2% fixed interest rate* to make it easier for people with disabilities to get the AT they need
  • Flexible loan repayment terms to make what may seem out of reach financially affordable
  • Individual consideration if there is a poor credit history
  • Loans up to a maximum of $50,000

 

Who is eligible?

  • The end user of the financed equipment must be a North Dakota resident with a disability
  • The loan applicant can be the end user, a family member, or an approved representative of a person with a disability
  • The person applying for the loan on behalf of the end user may live anywhere in the United States
  • The loan applicant must demonstrate the ability to repay the loan

 

What can be purchased?

  • All types of assistive technology such as:  
    • Speech output communication devices 
    • Hearing aids and assistive listening devices 
    • Low vision devices such as electronic magnifiers 
    • Computers/tablets with disability-related software and/or hardware 
    • Manual or motorized wheelchairs and scooters 
    • Adapted vehicles 
    • Home modifications (must own the home) such as walk-in showers and ramps 
    • Environmental control systems such as Smart Home Devices 
  • Assistive technology assessments 
  • Training to use the assistive technology purchased 
  • Used assistive technology devices as long as they are in good working order 
  • Co-Payments for assistive technology and durable medical equipment 

 

Apply for a Loan

Please contact ND Assistive for alternative format options and questions: 800.895.4728 or info@ndassistive.org.  

Downloads

2019 ATFL Program Accessible Loan Application: Download

2019 ATFL Program Accessible Fillable Loan Application: Download

2019 ATFL Program Large Print Accessible Fillable Loan Application: Download

*This interest rate is based on availability and is subject to change.