It can be financially challenging for families to manage when a child or children have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum. The links below offer great information about disability SSI benefits, waivers and support services to families of children on the spectrum.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) pays benefits to disabled adults and children with limited income and resources.
“Waivers” is a shortened term to describe the Medicaid Home and Community Based Waiver Program. This program provides funding for supports and services that help individuals with disabilities live in their homes and communities.