If your child has a disability like autism, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy, and you live in the state of California, you may be eligible to receive benefits such as In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). This funding can be used to meet your child’s daily needs and can help pay the expenses associated with his or her disability. But what if you already get financial benefits such as SSI? Will IHSS affect your SSI? (more…)
How Do I Apply for IHSS for My Child with Down Syndrome?
Raising a child with Down syndrome can be difficult financially. You have to work and pay the bills, but your child needs constant care. How do you juggle all the responsibilities? In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), a California program, may be able to assist you with the resources you need. It provides the disabled, blind, those with limited income or over the age of 65 with in–home care services to help them remain safely at home. But how do you apply for IHSS for your child with Down syndrome?
Plan for Your IHSS Home Interview
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) is a program for residents of California that provides financial assistance so you, as your child’s caretaker, can give the best supervision and care for your child in the comfort of your own home. This means that you can receive an hourly wage to take care of your child. Part of the qualification process for IHSS is the Home Interview. But how do plan for your IHSS Home Interview?
How to Get More IHSS Hours
If you are a parent of a child with special needs and you live in California, In-Home Supportive Services program (IHSS) provides financial support to enable you to stay at home with your child with special needs. Children with autism, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy can often take a heavy financial toll on a family. It is common for you to have to stop working in order to take care of your child. Disability benefits such as In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) allows you to be employed as your child’s in-home caretaker. And if you already have this program, read on to find out how to get more IHSS hours.
How Much Does a Child with Autism Get from IHSS?
Raising children is expensive and raising children with autism can be more expensive. Couple this with the fact that as a parent of a child with special needs, you sometimes have to give up work to care for your child. If you are struggling financially, you may be eligible to receive benefits such as In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). This funding can be used to meet your child’s daily needs and can help pay the expenses associated with her disability. But, how much does a child with autism get from IHSS? (more…)