Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Autism

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Programs are listed in alphabetical order by national first then alphabetically by state.

55 Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Autism.

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Program Name Summary Services Provided Areas of Service
ACT Today! Grant Program Provides financial assistance for uncovered medical expenses to individuals with autism. General; Medical Expenses National
Aid for Autistic Children Foundation, Inc. Provides financial assistance to individuals who have autism. Living Expenses; Medical Expenses; Other National
Apps for Children with Special Needs - iPad Assistance Program Provides iPads for children with special needs. Equipment (Misc.) National
Army Community Service - Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Provides financial assistance for respite services to military families where an individual has a disability covered by the program. Respite Care National
Autism Anchoring Dogs (AAD) Program provides Autism Assistance Dogs to children living with autism and their family. Service Animals National
Autism Escapes Provides financial assistance for travel expenses for children with autism. Transportation services National
Autism Speaks - Financial Assistance Programs Provides financial assistance for non-medical expenses to families with a member having autism. Child Care; Funeral Expenses; General; Living Expenses National
Blessings Unleashed Provides specially trained assistance dogs to children with autism. Service Animals National
Danny's Wish - iPads for Autism Provides iPads to individuals with special needs. Equipment (Misc.) National
Freedom Service Dogs of America Provides service animals to individuals with disabilities. Service Animals National
Generation Rescue - Rescue Family Grant Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism. Testing; Medical Expenses National
National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS) Provides assistance dogs to individuals who are deaf, physically disabled, or autistic. Service Animals National
Nature's One - Medical Hardship Program Provides discounts for formula to families with children with serious medical conditions. Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements National
Paws With A Cause Provides assistance dogs for people with physical disabilities, hearing impairment, seizure disorders, or for children with autism. Service Animals National
Pervis Jackson Jr Autism Foundation Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism or disability. Respite Care; Living Expenses; Other; General; Child Care; Financial Assistance National
PurposeFULL Paws Provides service/assistance dogs to individuals with disabilities. Service Animals; Service Animals National
United Healthcare Children's Foundation Provides financial assistance for medical care and equipment to families with a child who has disabilities or a childhood illness. Durable Medical Equipment; Medications; Medical Expenses National
Dogs for the Deaf, Inc. - Autism Assistance Dogs Program provides Autism Assistance Dogs to qualified children living with autism, and their family. Service Animals California
Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs - At Ease Program Provides assistance dogs to wounded veterans with PTSD and individuals with autism. Service Animals California - San Diego County
Colorado Bilingual Speech Therapy Provides bilingual speech therapy to residents. Testing; Treatments and Procedures Colorado
Consultants for Children, Inc. Provides behavioral programs to children diagnosed with mental disorders and there families. Medical Services; Other Colorado
Giggling Goat Child Life Specialties Provides supportive services aimed at children and young adults to help them process unexpected experiences, such as chronic illness, hospitalization, death of a loved one or aftermath of traumatic acts. Financial Assistance; Information & Referral/Counseling Services; Medical Services; Respite Care Northern Colorado - Larimer, Weld, Boulder, Broomfield, Jefferson and Denver Counties
Asperger's Association of New England - Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation - Family Grant Program Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism, asperger syndrome, nonverbal learning disorders, social communication disorder or pervasive developmental disorders-NOS. Assistive Technology Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Respite Care; Other; Information & Referral/Counseling Services; Medical Services Connecticut
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation - Joey's Fund Family Grant Program Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism. Living Expenses; Medical Expenses; General; Travel Expenses; Other; Respite Care Connecticut
Anchor of Hope Foundation Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism. Medical Expenses; General; Other Georgia - Middle Georgia
Easter Seals serving Chicago & Rockford - Dental Services Delivers dental services to residents with developmental disabilities. Dental Services Chicago and Rockford, Illinois
Easter Seals serving Chicago & Rockford - Dental Services Delivers dental services to residents with developmental disabilities. Dental Services Chicago and Rockford, Illinois
Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence (ADAI) Provides service animals to residents with a disability. Service Animals Indiana
Children's Special Health Care Services - Indiana State Department of Health Provides financial assistance for treatment to families with a child who has a serious medical condition. Dental Services; Durable Medical Equipment; Medical Services; Medications; Testing; Treatments and Procedures Indiana
Indiana Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) Provides financial assistance with medical care and medications for children with a medical condition covered by the program. Co-Insurance; Medical Services; Medications; Travel Expenses Indiana
National Autism Association - Helping Hand Project Provides financial assistance for treatment to families with a child who has autism spectrum disorder. Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Treatments and Procedures; Other; Testing; Medical Expenses Indiana - Lake or Porter County
Easter Seals Iowa - Equipment Loan Loans assistive technology devices and medical equipment for residents with autism. Equipment for Loan; Durable Medical Equipment; Assistive Technology Equipment Iowa
Arc of the Central Chesapeake Region - Family Support Services Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has a disability. Medications; Living Expenses; General Maryland - Anne Arundel County
Unified Community Connections (UC2) - No Boundaries Assistive Technology Center Provides financial assistance to individuals who have, or to families where an individual has cerebral palsy. Other; General; Assistive Technology Equipment Maryland - Central
Jewish Family & Children's Service - Headquarters The organization provides a number of personalized care services and financial support to individuals with autism, mental disabilities, disabilities, and others individuals. Durable Medical Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Financial Assistance; Financial Assistance; Transportation services; Transportation services; Lodging; Lodging; Medications; Medications; Medical Services; Medical Services Greater Boston, Central MA, and surrounding areas
Friends of Jacob Foundation Provides financial assistance to residents with autism. Medical Expenses; Other Michigan
Jack's Place for Autism - Jack's Dollars Provides financial assistance to residents with autism. General; Other Michigan
Lil MAC Autism Grant Provides financial assistance to residents with autism. Living Expenses; Medical Expenses; General Michigan
Alternatives for People with Autism Provides a full range of residential and program services to a small number of adults and young adults who are severely disabled by autism. Home Care; Medical Services Minnesota
Can Do Canines - Autism Assist Dogs Provides service animals to families with a child diagnosed with autism. Service Animals Minnesota
A.W.A.R.E. (Anaconda Work and Residential Enterprises) Psychiatric Services Provides psychiatric services, transportation services, and community care for adults and children. Medical Services Montana
K9 Care Montana - Autism Service Dog Provides service animals to children with autism. Service Animals; Service Animals Western Montana
Autism Society of America-Hudson Valley New York Chapter Provides financial assistance to residents with autism. General; Other; Testing; Living Expenses; Assistive Technology Equipment; Respite Care New York - Hudson Valley Counties: Columbia, Greene, Ulster, Dutchess, Putnam, Sullivan and Orange
The Ability Center - Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence Program helps children and adults with disabilities achieve greater independence by training and placing service and therapy dogs to assist with the individualís daily needs. Service Animals Ohio - within a 250-mile radius of Northwest Ohio
Andrew's Gift Individual or Family Grant Provides financial assistance to individuals and families who have autism. Living Expenses; Medical Expenses; General Pennsylvania - Dauphin, Cumberland or Perry Counties in Central Pennsylvania
Brent Woodall Foundation (BWF) for Exceptional Children - BWF Grants Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism or other special needs. General Texas
Topaz Canine Services - Autism Provides assistance dogs to children with autism. Service Animals; Service Animals Dallas
Zach's Voice Provides iPads and communication apps to children diagnosed with autism or an early speech delay. Equipment (Misc.) Texas - Central
Utah Autism Give Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism. Medical Expenses; Equipment (Misc.); Other Utah
Autism Society of Northern Virginia Mini-Grant Program Provides financial assistance to individuals who have autism. Medical Expenses; Respite Care; Assistive Technology Equipment; Equipment (Misc.); Medications; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Other Virginia - Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties; Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredricksburg, Manassas and Manassas Park
Ben's Fund Autism Grant Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism. Medical Expenses; Living Expenses; General Washington
Isaac Foundation Provides financial assistance to residents with autism. Medical Expenses Washington - Spokane, Stevens, Lincoln, Whitman, and Kootenai Counties
A.N.G.E.L. Inc. Grant Program Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism. Medical Expenses; Other Wisconsin
La Crosse Area Autism Foundation Provides financial assistance to residents with autism. Medical Expenses; Travel Expenses; Equipment (Misc.); General Wisconsin - La Crosse Area
Children's Special Healthcare Program (CSH) Financial assistance for medical conditions covered by the program for children. Medical Services; Testing; Travel Expenses; Medications; Equipment (Misc.) Wyoming
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