Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Autism

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

77 Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for Autism.

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Program Name Summary Services Provided Areas of Service
ASDF Equine Therapy Program Program directly funds equine therapy lessons for those whose families with a child diagnosed with autism. Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs; Expenses National
ASDF Holiday Gift Card Program Provides families affected by autism with $100 gift cards for ffthe holidays. Care Package/Comfort Items/Gift Cards National
Autism Anchoring Dogs (AAD) Program provides assistance dogs to children living with autism and their family. Service Animals National
Autism Care Today - Grant for Military Families Program Provides financial assistance for Military Families impacted by autism. Treatments and Procedures; Financial Assistance National
Autism Care Today - Grant Program Provides financial assistance for uncovered medical expenses to individuals with autism. General; Medical Expenses; Financial Assistance National
Autism Care Today - SOS Grant Program Program dedicated to supporting the immediate and imperative needs of those impacted with autism. Financial Assistance National
Autism Speaks Cares Program Provides limited assistance for individuals and families affected by a catastrophic life event or natural disaster. Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Financial Assistance National
Blessings Unleashed - Autism Service Dog Program 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.)/Electronics National
Freedom Service Dogs of America Provides service animals to individuals with disabilities. Service Animals National
Gracie Pridmore Foundation - Financial Assistance Grant Program provides financial assistance grants to help individuals who need Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) with the costs of the treatment. Medical Expenses; Financial Assistance National
HealthWell Foundation - Pediatric Assistance Fund Provides financial assistance for insurance co-payments. Insurance Co-Payments National
Know Autism - Autism Diagnostic Assistance Program Program provides financial assistance for diagnostic testing for children between the ages of 12 months and 14 years of age. Financial Assistance National
Know Autism - Special Interest Fund Program provides financial assistance to help children with autism access adaptive and inclusive programs and services that do not fall under the umbrella of traditional autism treatments or interventions. Financial Assistance National
Know Autism - Tuition and Therapy Assistance Program Program provides financial assistance to therapeutic treatments and intervention for children ages 12 months to 18 years of age diagnosed with Autism. Financial Assistance National
McLindon Family Foundation Provides adaptive bikes to children with special needs. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment National
MyGOAL Autism Grant Award Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism. General; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medical Expenses National
NAA Give a Voice Program Provides assistive communication devices to qualifying individuals diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics National
National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS) Program provides service dogs to children, adults and veterans with physical disabilities, autism or other developmental disabilities, PTSD and who are deaf or suffer severe hearing loss. Service Animals National
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) - Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinical Trial Travel & Lodging Fund Provides financial assistance for clinical trial travel and lodging to individuals diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Lodging/Housing Services/Expenses; Transportation Services 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. Child Care/Child Care Expenses; General; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Financial Assistance National
SEAL Family Foundation - NSW Kids Program Provides direct educational diagnostic testing, tutoring/mentoring and support to families of active duty SEALs, SWCC and support personnel who have special needs children. Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Medical Expenses; Respite Care/Expenses; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs 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; Medical Expenses; Medications/Medication Expenses National
Ady's Barracks Provides fencing for to families of autistic children. Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications Alabama
Ady's Respite Provides a respite night once a month to families of special needs children. Respite Care/Expenses Alabama
Autism Society of Alabama Offers family grant program to assist with expenses related to the care of a loved one with Autism. Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Support Groups Alabama
Children's Clinics - Autism Center of Excellence Provides service to recently diagnosed children with autism that also have a complex medical condition. Medical Services; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Application Assistance/Service Coordination Arizona - Southern
Pearce Family Foundation - Angels Pups Around Us Program will grant financial assistance to families that have a child who will benefit from a service dog for medical reasons. Service Animals; Financial Assistance Arizona
Angel View Day Program Provides respite care adults who have a qualifying disability. Insurance Coverage; Medical Services; Respite Care/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs California - Coachella Valley
Angel View Outreach Provides financial and other types of assistance to children and young adults who have a qualifying physical or developmental disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Medical Services; Medical Supplies/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management California - Coachella Valley
CARE Grant Program Helps families of children diagnosed with autism with medication, autism diagnosis/evaluation, therapy sessions (including speech, OT and ABA) and autism summer camps. Medications/Medication Expenses; Financial Assistance California
Dogs for better Lives - 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 Program provides assistance dogs to veterans and individuals with autism. Service Animals California - San Diego County
United Cerebral Palsy Association of San Diego County - Respitality Support/Respite Provides financial assistance for respite services to families where an individual has a disability. Lodging/Housing Services/Expenses; Respite Care/Expenses California - San Diego County
Consultants for Children, Inc. Provides behavioral programs to children diagnosed with mental disorders and there families. Medical Services; Other Colorado
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism - Joey's Fund Family Grant Program Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism. Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medical Expenses; Other; Respite Care/Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Connecticut
Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, Inc. Family Grant Program Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has Asperger Syndrome or a related Autism Spectrum Disorder. Financial Assistance Connecticut
Waiver for Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Program Program provides home and community-based services to individuals diagnosed with autism, who do not have an intellectual disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Respite Care/Expenses; Transportation Services; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management Connecticut
Topaz Canine Services - Autism Provides assistance dogs to children with autism. Service Animals Florida
Vinceremos - Hipotherapy Program Provides horse therapy to treat patients with neurologic and developmental disabilities. Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs; Animal-Assisted Therapy Florida
Anchor of Hope Foundation - Supplemental Care Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to individuals with a developmental disability. Financial Assistance Georgia
Georgia Department of Public Health - Babies Can't Wait (BCW) Program An early intervention program for infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Medical Services; Testing/Screening; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management Georgia
Early Intervention (EI) Services Provides services to support the development of infants and toddlers with disabilities, from birth to three years of age. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Medical Services; Transportation Services; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Hawaii
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/Medication Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Indiana
Indiana State Department of Health - Children's Special Health Care Services Provides financial assistance for treatment to families with a child who has a serious medical condition. Dental/Orthodontic Services; Durable Medical Equipment; Medical Services; Medications/Medication Expenses; Testing/Screening; Treatments and Procedures Indiana
Easterseals Iowa - Equipment Loan Loans assistive technology devices and medical equipment for residents with autism. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Durable Medical Equipment; Equipment Loan Program Iowa
Heartspring Hearing Center Services Program provides financial assistance, plus number of other services and therapies, to children with special needs and developmental disabilities, and their families. Testing/Screening; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Financial Assistance; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Kansas
Arc of the Central Chesapeake Region - Family Support Services Provides support services to families with a child who has a disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Respite Care/Expenses; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Maryland - Anne Arundel County
Unified Community Connections Provides wide range of services to individuals with any type of disability. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Home Health Care/Companionship; Home/Vehicle - Repairs/Modifications; Lodging/Housing Services/Expenses; Other; Transportation Services; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Maryland
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; Lodging/Housing Services/Expenses; Medical Services; Medications/Medication Expenses; Respite Care/Expenses; Transportation Services; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Financial Assistance Masschusetts - Greater Boston, Central MA, and surrounding areas
Jack's Place for Autism - Jack's Dollars Scholarships Provides financial assistance to families who are looking to get their loved ones on the autism spectrum into community programs. Financial Assistance; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs 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 Health Care/Companionship; Medical Services Minnesota
Can Do Canines - Autism Assist Dogs Provides service animals to families with a child diagnosed with autism. Service Animals Minnesota
Action For Autism (AFA) - Financial Assistance Program Program provides financial assistance to families who a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and need assistance to attend AFA Academy programs. Financial Assistance; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs within 250-mile radius of St. Louis, MO
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
Aware, Inc. Offers quality, community-based support for people with mental health and/or developmental disabilities, and families with children ages 0 to 8. Lodging/Housing Services/Expenses; Testing/Screening; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Montana - 56 counties
K9 Care Montana - Autism Service Dog Provides service animals to children with autism. Service Animals Montana
Autism Society of Nebraska - Individual Enrichment Grant Provides financial assistance to individuals or caregivers to individuals with autism. Financial Assistance Nebraska
Autism Society of America-Hudson Valley New York Chapter Provides financial assistance to residents with autism. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; General; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Respite Care/Expenses; Testing/Screening New York - Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester Counties
The Ability Center - Therapy Dogs Program Provides therapy dogs that offer support and companionship to children and adults with disabilities. Service Animals Ohio - Lucas, Ottawa, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Defiance, and Williams counties
YogaReach - Embrace Abilities Class Program provides therapeutic adaptive yoga classes to special needs individuals. Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Ohio
Andrew's Gift Individual Grant Provides financial assistance to individuals and families who have autism. General; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medical Expenses Pennsylvania - Dauphin, Cumberland or Perry Counties in Central Pennsylvania
Sensational Child, Inc. Program provides children with special needs, autism or mental disability who are incontinent beginning at age three, and adults who are Medicaid eligible, with up to 300 diapers per month at no cost to the families. Medical Supplies/Expenses; Living Necessities/Supplies/Household Items Rhode Island
Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS) - Autism Dog Trains and provides assistance dogs to assist those with autism to better cope with public situations. Service Animals South Carolina - Columbia
Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS) - Skilled Home Companion Dog Trains and provides assistance dogs to assist with in-home tasks similar to mobility or autism dogs in a home setting to foster bonding relationships and assist with therapies and life skills development. Service Animals South Carolina - Columbia
Brent Woodall Foundation (BWF) for Exceptional Children - BWF Grants Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism or other special needs. Financial Assistance Texas
Ezra B. Smith Foundation Grant Provides grants for tuition and therapies to disadvantaged children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Financial Assistance Utah
Utah Autism Give Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism. Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Medical Expenses; Other Utah
Autism Society of Northern Virginia - Intervention Assistance Fund Provides mini-grants to families for autism-related expenses. Assistive Technology/Adaptive Equipment; Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Medical Expenses; Medical Foods and Nutritional Supplements; Medications/Medication Expenses; Respite Care/Expenses; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Financial Assistance Virginia - Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties; Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredricksburg, Manassas and Manassas Park
Service Dogs of Virginia - Autism Service Provides trained service dogs to assist individuals diagnosed with Autism in Virginia. Service Animals Virginia
Ben's Fund - Autism Grant Provides financial assistance to families with a child who has autism. Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; General; Living Expenses/Household Expenses; Medical Expenses Washington
ISSAC Foundation Provides financial assistance to residents with autism. Medical Jewelry/Clothing/Blankets; Information & Referral/Counseling Services/Case Management; Educational/Recreational/Exercise/Therapeutic Programs Washington - Spokane, Stevens, Lincoln, Whitman, Pend Orielle and Kootenai Counties
ISSAC Foundation - Weighted Blanket/Lap Pad Program Provides weighted blankets to individuals diagnosed with autism, sensory processing disorder, anxiety, Tourette's syndrome, ADHD. Medical Jewelry/Clothing/Blankets Washington - Spokane, Stevens, Lincoln, Whitman, Pend Orielle and Kootenai Counties
La Crosse Area Autism Foundation Provides financial assistance to residents with autism. Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; General; Medical Expenses; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Wisconsin - La Crosse Area
Wyoming Department of Health - Children's Special Healthcare Program (CSH) Financial assistance for medical conditions covered by the program for children. Equipment (Misc.)/Electronics; Medical Services; Medications/Medication Expenses; Testing/Screening; Travel Expenses/Gas Cards Wyoming