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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide

ASERT has compiled resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current COVID-19 outbreak.

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Category: Medical Assistance/Social Security

Social Security for Individuals with Autism

Social Security pays disability payments to people who can't work because they have a medical condition that's expected to last at least one year or result in death. This resource will explain the different types of Social Security available to individuals with autism, how to apply for both children and adults, what to expect in a case review, and more.

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Supporting the Right to a Community Life

This is a guide to aid in the understanding of the Home and Community Based Settings (HCBS) Final Rule, which helps people with disabilities have the kinds of services they need in their communities.

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The Affordable Care Act and Autism and Related Conditions

The Affordable Care Act makes it easier for many individuals to access care. It contains important provisions for individuals with autism and their families.

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Ticket to Work Brochure

This resource is a brochure describing the Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work Program.

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Tools for Meeting Life’s Challenges

The mission of Meeting Life’s Challenges is to be the preeminent educational non-profit organization that provides resources, support, and advocacy, in-person and online, to empower people with disabilities, their families, and allies to lead self-determined lives.

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What to do if your SSI benefits were cut off when you turned 18

When you turn 18, the Social Security Administration (SSA) reviews your case to see if you still meet the requirements to receive SSI. The rules change when you turn 18, and some people lose their benefits.

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