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Thank you for your interest in our financial assistance programs. Currently we are not taking out of state applications. Please check back in Oct for updates.

The Autism Diagnostic Assistance Program Application

The Autism Diagnostic Assistance Program provides scholarships for diagnostic testing to financially disadvantaged families with children between the ages of 18 months and 18 years old. We will provide financial assistance ranging from $500 - $1,500 per child to help pay for the cost of diagnostic testing for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Awards are one time only. The exact award amount is based on demonstrated financial need and available funds. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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The Tuition and Therapy Assistance Program Application

The Tuition & Therapy Assistance Program offers scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 to help ease the financial burden of therapeutic treatments and intervention for autism. To be eligible, the child must be between the ages of 12 months and 18 years of age and must have already received a clinical diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. These awards may be used for behavioral intervention programs, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social skills groups, special needs schools, and/or special education programs.

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Special Interest Fund Application

The Special Interest Fund was established 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. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 per child. Eligible programs include specialized camps, music therapy, art therapy, yoga therapy, therapeutic horseback riding, adaptive swim lessons, and similar programming. This fund may also be used to cover fees for the services of autism/disability advocates (up to $1,000).

Please Note: This fund does not cover experimental procedures, HBOT, supplements, acupuncture, homeopathy, or other alternative treatments.

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