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How to Prepare for Your IEP Annual Assessment

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If your child has autism, Down syndrome or another disability, he may be eligible for special education services. The school system is tough to navigate without some preparation. That’s why getting ready for your IEP (Individualized Educational Program) annual assessment is an important step in managing your child’s education.

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Can a Parent of a Child with Autism Be a Paid IHSS Caregiver?

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As a parent of a child who has autism, it is common to struggle financially. There are health services to pay for, as well as therapies that are necessary for your child with special needs to lead a fulfilling life. In many situations, as a parent of a child with autism, it is difficult to work at a full-time job because you must take your child to regular doctor appointments and monitor your child at all times in order for him to remain safely at home. But as a parent, can you become a paid IHSS caregiver for your child with autism?

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Frequently Asked Questions About IHSS During COVID-19

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The state of California provides a helpful program called In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) for parents of children with special needs such as autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy or another disability. Especially for those of you who have had to stop working in order to take care of your child, IHSS allows you to get paid every month as your child’s caretaker. And since Governor Newsom declared a State of Emergency in California as a result of the threat of the COVID-19 virus in March of this year, there are many frequently asked questions about IHSS during COVID-19.

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What is In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Protective Supervision?

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If you are raising a child with a developmental disability, such as autism, Down syndrome or cerebral palsy, you might be eligible for IHSS Protective Supervision, which allows financial support of up to $3,000 per month. Protective Supervision is part of the In-Home Support Services (IHSS) program in California and helps parents and guardians of children with special needs to apply for funding.

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How to Get a Letter from Your Child’s Doctor for Your IHSS Application

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If you are the parent of a child with special needs such as autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy or another disability, California State’s In-Home Supportive Services program (IHSS) provides a helpful program to get financial support every month. Especially for those of you who have had to stop working in order to take care of your child. Disability benefits such as IHSS and Protective Supervision allow you to be employed as your child’s in-home caretaker. One of the most important documents to include in your IHSS application is the letter from your child’s doctor stating your child’s diagnosis. But how do you get your child’s doctor to write a great letter for your IHSS application?

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