Autism

Autism Resources Your Doctor Forgot To Tell You About

  • Autism Resources Your Doctor Forgot To Tell You About | DavsArt

    Please note: While there IS an income limit for regular Medicaid and SSI Medicaid, if your child qualifies for the disability portion, but not the income limits, many states have a Medicaid ‘waiver’ program. These programs allow them to disregard the parents’ income so that the child will qualify.

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    State Waiver Program

    A Medicaid Waiver is money that can pay for services for people with developmental disabilities. These services can take place in the person’s home or community. Both children and adults can be supported by Medicaid Waiver services.

    More info HERE

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    Autism Respite Care

    Respite care can be used as a break for both the carer and the service user.

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    Funding for iPads

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    Prescription Weighted Blanket

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    Pediatric Wheelchairs and Strollers
    Convaid’s folding portable wheelchairs have earned HCPCS coding and are reimbursable by MediCare, MediCal, MediCaid, and private insurance plans.  Whether you’re looking for a children’s wheelchair, special needs car seat, or push chair with advanced seating. 
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    Get Diapers by prescription
    Ask your pediatrician or doctor for a prescription to diapers if your child is 3 years or older.
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    Get Pediasure by prescription
    Ask your insurance what medical foods they cover.

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    Call your insurance company and ask what sensory equipment it will cover, they may or may not have a whole arsenal of things you hadn’t even thought of available.
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    California: In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program

    IHSS is an alternative to out-of-home care in institutions. IHSS Recipient Responsibilities. IHSS recipients are responsible to hire, supervise, and terminate providers. Providers can be a family member, spouse, friend, or a neighbor.

    Who is Eligible to Receive IHSS?

    • Applicants who meet Medi-Cal eligibility requirements in California.
    • Elders, dependent adults and minors whose disability is expected to continue longer than 12 months.
    • Elders, dependent adults and minors whose physician or a medical professional has determined that they are unable to remain safely in their own home without IHSS.

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    Texas: Program called DADS. Which can provide help with transitioning from high school to a college & or a job. They also provide help with managing bills, checking/credit accounts, cooking, housing and support groups.

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