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Is an autistic child eligible to receive any type of state or county financial assistance?

Is an autistic child eligible to receive any type of state or county financial assistance?

Quite possibly: This varies state to state, but most states have programs specifically for autistic individuals that often is independent of family resources and can be especially valuable for very young children and adults with autism. In california, these services are rendered by regional centers. Look up autism or mental health services in the govenment pages of your phone book or online. ...Read more

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Financial Assistance (Definition)

Financial assistance helps individuals who do not have insurance or need help with uncovered costs to pay for their health care. Certain government programs and nonprofit ...Read more


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Can a gay couple get financial assistance for adoption?

Can a gay couple get financial assistance for adoption?

Several: Here are a couple of sites: http://www.Hrc.Org/resources/entry/adoption-financial-assistance http://www.Adoptionservices.Org/adoption_special/adoption_gay.Htm http://www.Adoptingfamilyresources.Com/adopting/adopting_gay_lesbian.Htm. ...Read more

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How can I get financial assistance for gluten-free food?

How can I get financial assistance for gluten-free food?

You can't. : Not anywhere i know of. But, if you qualify for $ assistance use those resources to buy what you need. ...Read more

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Where can I find financial assistance for psychological counseling for a teen?

Where can I find financial assistance for psychological counseling for a teen?

Not sure about: Financial assistance, but most cities have a clinic where people can be treated on a sliding scale. ...Read more

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How can I get financial assistance for gluten free food? The food is pretty expensive.

How can I get financial assistance for gluten free food?  The food is pretty expensive.

Not so!: Foods that have gluten replacements, like gluten free bread and pasta, are usually more expensive than traditional products, but simply avoiding these foods doesn't cost a penny. Don't seek substitutes, just delete them! you can ask for your burger with no bun, have soup and salad instead of a sandwich, have fruit instead of cake, etc. ...Read more

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Can I get financial assistance for insurance for my son that has mom reaching 65 before he does 26?

Can I get financial assistance for insurance for my son that has mom reaching 65 before he does 26?

Not unless!: High deuctible insurance is the best. Rates are much lower on a 26 year old, than an older individual. If is important, help suggest some jobs that offer insurance. Virtually all federal and state programs, means test! there are free clinics in many otwns, including my own, knoxville, tn. ...Read more

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Where can my elderly parent get financial assistance for an aide at home?

Try your insurance: This may be a covered benefit depending on your insurance and your parents medical condtion. Likely, if it is it will be for a minimum amount of hours. But, it is a start. Social workers are good people to find this sort of information out. ...Read more

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Am anxius and looking for any kind of answer from my kid for financial assistance for college, but he wont take time to check. Any ideas?

It's their life.: Ssems like your child is not ready for college. They need to learn to put forth some effort. You can help, but don't do it for them unless they work hard at it.! the military might not be a\ bad option, and certainly community colleges are a less expensive alternative to your states "flagship" schools or private institutions. ...Read more

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Please help docs! where can I get financial assistance to buy a lymphedema pump for my leg?

Please help docs! where can I get financial assistance to buy a lymphedema pump for my leg?

Not hard to do: You need to find a lymphedema specialist, someone who has completed a 145 hour training course and who is a certified lymphedema therapist (clt). They are trained to treat it, and also help you identify specific needs and also help you obtain them. This requires expertise so make sure they are certified and with experience. ...Read more