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The Facts About In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

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Are you taking care of an elderly loved one, or a child with a disability? You could qualify for financial benefits as an In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) provider. In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) is a California government program that provides economic support for in-home caretakers of impaired elders, persons with disabilities, and children with developmental disabilities, such as Autism and Down Syndrome. The following gives you the facts about IHSS and what you need to know.

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Can I Get Financial Benefits for My Child with Down Syndrome?

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If you’ve recently learned that your child has or will have Down syndrome, there are many steps you can take to give him or her a happy, healthy, and rewarding life. Thanks to government programs available in California, it can be possible receive financial benefits to help your family provide the best life possible for your child with Down syndrome.

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How to Get Paid for Raising a Child with Special Needs

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Raising a child is financially difficult for many families, but particularly for parents of children with special needs. More than forty percent of families with a child with a disability report experiencing significant financial stress. Thirty percent of parents of children with disabilities quit their jobs or significantly cut back in order to provide care for their child. This isn’t anything new to those of you who are experiencing these issues. That’s why it’s so important to find out how to get paid for raising a child with special needs.

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Can I Get IHSS If I Already Have SSDI?

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If you are taking care of a child with a disability like autism, you could qualify for financial benefits as an In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) provider. In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) is a California government program that provides economic support for in-home caretakers of impaired elders, persons with disabilities, and children with developmental disabilities. But what if you already get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)? Can you still get IHSS too?

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How to Prepare for Your First IEP Meeting

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When you find out that your child is eligible for special education services, an Individualized Educational Program (IEP) must be put in place. At the IEP meeting, the decisions regarding special education and related services are made so that an individualized educational plan can be created. But how do you prepare for your first IEP meeting?

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