How to Get IHSS to Help Raise your Child with Autism
Raising a child with autism who requires constant supervision is difficult even in the best of times. And if you are struggling financially, it can seem even more overwhelming. You have to work and pay the bills, but your child needs 24-hour care. How do you READ MORE
I Was Denied IHSS. How Do I Appeal?
If you are the parent of a child who has autism, Down Syndrome, or another type of developmental disability, you may qualify for financial assistance, including IHSS. This program in California can allow you to be paid up to $3,000 a month as your child’s READ MORE
Can I Get Financial Help to Ease the Costs of Raising My Child with Special Needs?
Today, it is estimated that a quarter of U.S. households have a member with special needs. More than 8% of kids under 15 have a disability, and half of those are deemed severe. Parents who have children with special needs share one thing: the massive cost of READ MORE
How to Support Your Child with Autism Going Back to School After COVID-19
To say that schools have changed a lot in the past year and a half is an understatement. And, as a result, our kids need to learn new rules and routines. For children on the autism spectrum (ASD) the return to school after COVID-19 presents many challenges, READ MORE
Does My Child Qualify for an IEP?
As your child goes back to school, it’s important to know his or her education options, especially if he or she has disabilities. Children with delayed skills or other disabilities might be eligible for special services that provide individualized education READ MORE
Get Ready for Your IHSS Home Assessment Interview
The purpose of In-Home Supportive Service (IHSS) payments is to help children who are disabled, or their families, who have limited financial resources. Children with special needs such as autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and epilepsy may be eligible READ MORE
Can I get Disability Benefits for My Child with Autism?
If you are a parent with a child with autism (ASD), you know how expensive life can be. Deciding to spend money on a service for your child can sometimes mean not using that money on another need for your family. There are a countless number of choices you READ MORE
Is Your Child Getting the Best Special Education Services?
Your child has special needs, and you’re struggling with what that means, how to best help him or her, and how you will be able to handle it all. Your emotions are swirling and suddenly you have to decode the foreign language of READ MORE