|Iowa Respite and Crisis Care Coalition|
Iowa Respite and Crisis Care Coalition
This grant will help to support Home Grown: Cultivating Caregivers -- 2008 National Lifespan Respite Conference to be held in Des Moines, Iowa in September 2008. The three-day event will bring national leaders, people with disabilities, family members and service providers from around the world together to learn about national strategies for providing respite for caregivers as it relates to the Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2006 (LRCA). Grant funds will support conference registration, hotel and transportation costs for 16 individuals with spinal cord injuries and their caregivers. This grant was funded through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Award #1U59DD000338).
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