Financial Assistance

Here are some additional resources to assist in paying for services

  • ACT Today
  • ACT today awards grants up to 5000$ giving priortity to families with income under 100k (awarded for treatment, assessment and needed life supports)

  • Aid for Autistic Children Foundation
  • Aid for Children with Autism Foundation provides financial assistance and charitable grants up to $150,000 in total debt relief per household

  • Blooming with Autism
  • BWA awards up to $2000 per child for therapy, and has a 60k$ annual income cap per child

  • Bright Steps Forward
  • Provides funding for intensive therapy for financially disadvantaged children diagnosed with neurological disorders

  • Autism Allies
  • Provides families with financial assistance in getting necessary evaluations, bio medical treatments supplements, adaptive equipment and therapy services for children with autism.

  • Autism Cares Foundation
  • Financial scholarshops for students serving to offset tuition costs for higher education

  • Itaalk Autism Foundation
  • Searchable grant database and foundation for assistance technology funding

  • Beyond Words Foundation
  • Funding for Services not listed on a childs IEP (no OT, PT, or SLP therapy)

  • United Healthcare Children's Foundation
  • Provide financial help/assistance for families with children that have medical needs not covered or not fully covered by their commercial health insurance plan.

  • Autism Speaks Financial Assistance Website
  • FULL of useful information on financial assistance

  • Friends of Man
  • Provides grants for therapy, equipment and other needs. Requires a sponsoring agency to apply

  • LifeBoks and Tablet-Kulture
  • LifeBoks: Provide a free kit provided to prevent wandering and wandering related accidents. and tablet kulture can provide a free tablet for assistive communication

  • The Maggie Welby Foundation
  • Provides financial grants and scholarshops to families in need for a variety of purposes

  • Parker's Purpose
  • Financial Assistance up to $1000 provided based on financial and emotional needs

  • Special Kids Therapy
  • Provides financial assistance and scholarshops to assist in covering the cost of equipment or therapy that are not covered by insurance or other agencies

  • Anchor of Hope Foundation
  • Offers financial assistance to individuals with a developmental disability to help cover the costs of therapy and equipment not covered by insurance or Medicaid. Up to $250.00 a year

  • Benefits.gov website
  • provides access to a “Benefit Finder” which offers multiple search methods to quickly find state and federal benefits you may be entitled to

  • SSI State benefits in Colorado
  • Explains amounts and eligibility for state assistance programs for SSI recipients

  • Challenged America Foundation
  • gives $500 grant to individuals with disabilities .

  • Joni and Friends
  • Provides educational scholarships to students with a disability

  • Modest Needs Foundation
  • Provides multiple grant and financial assistance opportunities

  • Variety: The Children's Charity
  • provides grants for equipment, therapy, and products based on financial need

  • Co-Pay Relief
  • Provides direct financial assistance to qualified applicants, assists with prescription drug co-payments

  • Footprints in the Sky
  • Will fly families to medical facilities for FREE, donating private charter jets to ensure safe travel

  • Additional Autism Grant Spreadsheet
  • ACT today awards grants up to 5000$ giving priortity to families with income under 100k (awarded for treatment, assessment and needed life supports

  • Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism
  • Provides financial assistance to families in need (up to $2000)

  • Autism Support Network
  • Provides a list of additional grant and financial assistance websites