United Cerebral Palsy of New York City installs wheelchair modifications to East Flatbush home

The Francis family had an ADA platform lift installed for their 6-year-old son, Jaivaun, who has developmental disabilities and uses a wheelchair. (10/8/13)

EAST FLATBUSH - A family in East Flatbush has received a home makeover from United Cerebral Palsy of New York City.

The Francis family had an ADA platform lift installed for their 6-year-old son, Jaivaun, who has developmental disabilities and uses a wheelchair.

His family says the lift, which takes their son from the porch of their house to street level, is perfect.

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United Cerebral Palsy of New York City is responsible for the no-cost makeover which also includes a redesigned bathroom to make it more wheelchair accessible. It's part of their Access to Home program.

The modifications cost $25,000.

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