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Nov 26, 2004
... NOS is classified as disability with the SSA. I do know autism is. I am unsure what SID is so I can not comment on this. Autism does not have to be a disability from birth. A disability needs to be severe enough to interfer with daily living. ... (15 replies)
Dec 7, 2004
... I tried getting SSI for my son when he was first dx at 2 yrs old. I was turned down for making too much money. ... (15 replies)
Nov 26, 2004
... I am interested in applying for SSI for him based on these disabilities. When a child is diagnosed as having autism, is it a disability from birth or how does that work? ... (15 replies)

Dec 7, 2004
... ow many cars you have etc. How many are in your home bringing in income. How many in home etc.Also you have to have proof that your child has been diagnosed with autism and who made the diagnosis dates what school they go to paper work like IEP etc any treatment givin for condition by whom etc. ... (15 replies)
... to help meet his needs and good free insurance. On the negative side we have no savings, any attempt to save money over the asset limit would cause Paul to lose SSI despite severity of his disability. Any raise at work for my husband threatens our financial eligibility. ... (14 replies)
New to Autism
Nov 30, 2006
... also i was standing in a christian bookstore and looked down saw a book called Facing Autism you have to get it read it and it will answer so many questions plus has a ton of great resources. ... (6 replies)
Nov 29, 2004
... I HAVE A DAUGHTER WITH AUTISTIC DISORDER.I applied for ssi, and I am still waiting.Yes,Autism is in the bluebook of social security childhood disabilities. By the way my daughter has sid too. ... (15 replies)
Nov 29, 2004
... SSI Does consider Autism as a form of disability. The disability payments only go back from the date that you applied. ... (15 replies)
Dec 3, 2004
... There's always rules for SSI, I tried to get benefits for my son, but our income stopped us from qualifying. ... (15 replies)
Dec 1, 2004
... we used to have a little money saved, and my 401K. We had to drain everything out just to pay for her medical expenses. I will be broke when I retire because I have nothing left for me. We used it all for her. But, it's worth it. ... (15 replies)
... k here is what you do, you take a formal request one for each child and ask them to be evaluated for special education for autism. take it the the office and have them stamp the date on it or have office worker sign and date letter. ... (10 replies)
... There are quite a few options. Like the PP said, if he is over 3, he should qualify through the school system. If he is under 3, she needs to ask her Dr for a referral for Early Intervention. Every state has an EI program. ... (14 replies)
... ke ALL documentation stating he is autistic with you. Say you want him to achieve his very best, and because of his disabilities you as a parent need to look out for him and set up a program because of his autism. Set up IEP's. Ask for counseling from the councelor, progress reports. It shows you mean business. ... (8 replies)
... nd therapist and just overall what to expect and what i can do to help my child. he was in early steps and is now attending Special education elementary in there autism class. he only says a few words mostly mama !! he has been called "mildly autistic" mostly because he does not exhibit a lot of the "typical" autistic features. ... (8 replies)
... d the Family Support thing and a lot of stuff for Michigan came up, I honestly don't think Ohio has anything like that. ... (10 replies)
Any Advice???
Nov 10, 2006
... I would haul his butt into the ER. I've also been through the never ending circle of docs who see autism on the chart and just pretty much write you off and use autism as an excuse for the fact that they don't know crap about what is happening to your kid, they can't explain it, so why not just use autism as a default dx....... ... (8 replies)
... Moderate autism. So now we can apply for SSI and we qualify for medicaid, so we can start private therapies. ... (4 replies)
... l do speech, OT, PT, and other evaluations, then with your input write an educational plan to address the needs that were identified. You want to be sure that an autism specialist is included in the writing of the plan. ... (4 replies)
Autism and SSI
Oct 27, 2003
... but we don't have the money. I wanted to apply for SSI, but was told not to bother because autistic kids don't 'normally' get it and I'd just be waisting my time. Does anyone know about this? ... (8 replies)
... I need some help! We do not qualify for SSI because we make "too much money" ? ... (17 replies)

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