Insurance Pays For What?

For a more detailed understanding of who is responsible for covering which specific expenses please see our Who Pays For What information. The “Who Pays for What” document covers: Service Name Service Description Who Delivers Service Who Funds Service Links It also explains Coverage Types (SSI, Insurance, Medicaid, etc) as well as definitions of therapies […]

Autism on Public Assistance: Overview

Programs Overview SSI State Medicaid Medwaiver/Autism Waiver TANF – Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Food Stamps – SNAP WIC – Women, Infants and Children State Children’s Insurance Programs Head Start Free and Reduced Breakfast and Lunch Programs Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) ********************************************************** SSI www.ssa.gov Please check the full qualifying criteria. Who qualifies: Children […]

Autism on Public Assistance

By Holly Bortfeld with help from Moira Giammatteo In an effort to help our families afford the treatments that can help their children, TACA introduced the very popular article series “Autism-On-A-Budget,” but with the worsening economy, we’ve been getting many more requests for help from families who are on, or considering, public assistance programs like Medicaid, […]

Autism on Public Assistance: GFCFSF Diet on Food Stamps (Yes, you can!)

As the cornerstone of biomedical treatment, the Gluten-, Casein- and Soy-Free (GFCFSF) diet has resulted in tremendous progress for more than 90% of children with ASD who’ve tried it. The diet can be done many different ways, ranging from VERY expensive to very cheap – it all depends on how much premade food you buy […]